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Robert Duncan McCaw

Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Adele Pentony Graham) - No known copyright restrictions

Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Adele Pentony Graham) - No known copyrigh …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Duncan AWMM
  • Surname
    McCaw AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 74795 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 The Manse, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Reverend J. McCaw (father), The Manse, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 74795 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
    Clerk AWMM
  • 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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died from influenza AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private Robert McCaw was the son of James and Agnes Finnie McCaw, of Knox Manse, Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

    He was a Physical Training Instructor with the New Zealand Field Artillery.

    Prior to enlistment, has was employed by NZ Bacon Company as a clerk. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    FeatherstonWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Featherston Cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM Grave 641 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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