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Robert Raymond Laing

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Group, WW2, 9th Platoon, A Company, 24th Battalion, Thomas Heslop (24066) is 7th from left, front row (photo provided by Shirley Rose, daughter) - This image may be subject to copyright

Group, WW2, 9th Platoon, A Company, 24th Battalion, Thomas Heslop (24066) is 7th from left, front ro …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Raymond AWMM
  • Surname
    Laing AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24120 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 February 1909 Mangere Historical Society Mangere Historical Society
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mountain Road, Mangere, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F.E. Laing (mother), Mountain Road, Mangere, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24120 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 Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
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  • 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
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 feet 8 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert James and Florence Emily Laing (Source:Mangere Historical Society) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 December 1985 Mangere Historical Society
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Mangere Memorial Hall, Domain Road, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Mangere Historical Society: This record was kindly researched by the Mangere Historical Society. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.261 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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