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Eric Campbell Robertson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Campbell AWMM
  • Surname
    Robertson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    66985 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
    Unknown AWMM Robertson Road, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.C. Robertson (mother), Robertson Road, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 September 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    66985 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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 or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed whilst a Prisoner of War AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eric Robertson was the son of James Charles and Elizabeth Campbell Robertson, of Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand.

    He was killed when the Nino Bixio, carrying Allied prisoners, was torpedoed. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM

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  • Thank you for a great sacrifice made for a life we now enjoy. Your sacrifice ran deep for your family and although those who knew you have all now passed, you've not been forgotten. We continue to acknowledge the cost you and your mates paid towards our freedom. R.I.P. Lest We Forget.
    Public - Catherine - Other relative - 26 April 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 180 AWMM
    • Mangere Historical Society: This record was kindly researched by the Mangere Historical Society. AWMM

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26 April 2016CatherineMelbourne, AustraliaOther relative
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