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Robert Niven Wilson McRae

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  M_016. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel M_016. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Niven Wilson AWMM
  • Surname
    McRae AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    48174 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
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    48174 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidentally killed on active service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alexander McRae and Grace McRae (nee McKinnel), of Invercargill, Southland

    Not found on the Embarkation Nominal Rolls AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 September 1942 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    WaiouruCentral Plateau AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St John's Cemetery, Durham Street, Waikiwi, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM Block 3 Plot 21. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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