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Monte Robson

Portrait, Weekly News 24 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Monte AWMM
  • Surname
    Robson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39454 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 Box 51, Kaitaia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs T. Robson (mother), Box 51, Kaitaia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Greece AWMM
    • 1941 AWMM
      World War 2/wars AWMM
      Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39454 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Monte Robson was the son of Hakiaha and Tanekare Robson, of Kaitaia, New Zealand.

    Previously posted as prisoner of war and wounded, Lance-Corporal Monte Robson, of Pukepoto, was reported as died of wounds. He was the son of Mrs Jack Robson, of Pukepoto.

    He left New Zealand with the Second Echelon Maori Battalion and took part in the fighting both in Greece and Crete. Early in September he was reported prisoner of war and in hospital in Greece, and in a letter bearing the date June 12 to his mother stated that though in hospital and a prisoner, he was in good spirits.

    Died of wounds while a prisoner of war AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 August 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM 8. A. 11. 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
  • Documents
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. 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 159 AWMM
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