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Colin William Robbie

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin William AWMM
  • Surname
    Robbie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ421765 AWMM
    • WWII 421765 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 February 1923 RNZAF Biographies (R17845615) Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui RNZAF Biographies (R17845615)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Paents:Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Robbie of Manawatu Heads AWMM
    • WW2 Mr. P. J. Robbie(F), C/o Dando, Manawatu Heads AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845615)
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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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  • Colin Robbie was the son of Percy James Robbie and Eliza Ann Robbie of Helensville.

    Attended Palmerston North Boys High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845615)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1944 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    GreeceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM Collective grave 7. E.7-10 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Died in the same Wellington as my uncle James Samuel Bennetts. Crashed into mountains in Dafnos, Greece, September 15th 1944.
    Public - Alison - Other relative - 7 January 2017
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Qu - Sl. Archives New Zealand (R17845615) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Missing - United Kingdom, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845745) AWMM

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07 January 2017Alison Cambridge. EnglandOther relative

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