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Jack Robin

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  R_013. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel R_013. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack AWMM
  • Surname
    Robin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    John AWMM
  • Service number
    39611 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1915 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/jack-robin
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Jack and Eva Robin, of Te Araroa, Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/jack-robin
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R. Haerewa (cousin), Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39611 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Crete List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • 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
    • 5 August 1945 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Accident. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Jack and Eva Robin, of Te Araroa

    Named John in Soutar (2008) and Jack on the Nominal Roll and CWGC AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1945 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Died on Active Service While a. Prisoner of War—Previously a Prisoner of War Robin, Pte. Jack, Te Araroa. Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 August 2023 - ROLL OF HONOUR
    GISBORNE HERALD, VOLUME LXXII, ISSUE 21769, 19 JULY 1945, PAGE 6
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Gisborne First World War Memorial, The Esplanade, Kaiti, Gisborne AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 158 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar. AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. 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

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
03 August 2023Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher
03 May 2020monica marieAuckland New ZealandDirect descendant

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