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Royd Thornton Roberts

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Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece. - This image may be subject to copyright

Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Royd Thornton AWMM
  • Surname
    Roberts AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25349 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 January 1915 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Opotiki AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. Kathleen Mary Roberts (wife), care of Mrs. B. Godfrey, Clifton, Sumner, Christchurch AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

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
  • Enlistment
    WW2 18 September 1939 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    Age 24 AWMM
    Truck Driver/Civilian Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    OpotikiBay of Plenty Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - PG 107, Torviscosa, Udine, Italy POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    • 30 May 1941 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Hospital in Kokinia. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Royd Roberts was the son of Allan and Winifred Roberts; husband of Kathleen Mary Roberts, of Collingwood, Nelson, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    GreeceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM 8. B. 12. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2240601
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.404 AWMM
    • Armoury Cenotaph File AWMM
      Cenotaph Data Entry Form,1/05/2014 AWMM
    • Norton, F. (1952). 26 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM

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