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Robert George McCarthy

Headstone at Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone at Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert George AWMM
  • Surname
    McCarthy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ415072 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ415072 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert McCarthy was the son of Robert McCarthy and of Margaret McCarthy (nee Sullivan), of Haumoana, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 September 1942 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard, Gloucestershire, England AWMM Plot North. Row E. Grave 4. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • My uncle Ron Dale witnessed the incident and pulled one person to safety.Sadly the R McCarthy perished along with 4 or 5 others .My uncle is due to celebrate his 90th birthday on March 8 2016 and he talks often about this horrible event.I do go to Rissington and visit their graves regularly.The person who my uncle pulled to safety was a gentleman by the name of Lyons from the Canadian Air Force.
    Public - Emrys Watkins - 27 February 2016

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27 February 2016Emrys WatkinsOxfordshire EnglandOther
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