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Houghton Robinson

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  R_014. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel R_014. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Houghton AWMM
  • Surname
    Robinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6286 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
    Pre 1940 AWMM Divorced/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6286 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
    WW2 1940 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.159 Salesman/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.159
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.159
  • 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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  • Houghton Robinson was the son of Charles Houghton Robinson and Averill Wilson Robinson, of West Hartlepool, Co. Durham, England. Also served in 1914-18 War. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 January 1944 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM 16. J/3. (S). 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2921276
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • 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
      p.159 AWMM
    • Cooke, P. (2018). Roll of New Zealand’s Second World War Dead. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group.; Peter Cooke; 2018. AWMM
      p.377 AWMM
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