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Robinson Edward Broadbent

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robinson Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Broadbent AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 11051 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 April 1920 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o R. Skevington, Mangamingi, Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A.E. Broadbent (father), Awatuna, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 11051 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
    WW2
    Canea, Crete 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
      Near Canea. Crete. Died of Wounds AWMM
    • 26 May 1941 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Near Canea. Crete. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robinson Broadbent was the son of Arthur Edward and Lucy Leah Broadbent, of Houghton Bay, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 March 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM Coll. grave 16. D. 12-16. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record 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 24 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
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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