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Robert David Owen

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Portrait of 2935 Robert David "Taffy" Owen and pianist in 1975 on 12 inch LP cover - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert David AWMM
  • Surname
    Owen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Taffy AWMM
  • Service number
    2935 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 February 1906 AWMM Wales[Wales] AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 3 October 1939 AWMM 74 Vincent Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Musician/Civilian AWMM
    Kiwi Concert Party, Australia 1946 onwards and NZ on tour AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Owen (wife), 50 Kellet Street, King's Cross, Sydney, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 3 October 1939 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Storeman/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Classification, Unknown Period AWMM
    Fit AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 August 1976 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Onetangi Cemetery, Onetangi Road, Waiheke Island, New Zealand AWMM RSA Block 7 Lot No 26 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald,14 August 1976 AWMM
  • 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
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 138 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 13: WW2 95 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald,14 August 1976 AWMM
    • Dawson, W. (1961). 18 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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