Māori › Robert John Henry Seal Born 20 February 1910 - Died 11 November 1976 PDF Key details Service numberWWII 23747 AWMM Also known asBob AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW2 Major/Military AWMM Headquarters, Allied Military Liaison, Yugoslavia AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait of Major Robert John Henry Seal, Auckland Weekly News, 5 May 1943. Auckland Libraries Herit … Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRobert John Henry AWMM SurnameSeal AWMM Ingoa Also known asBob AWMM Service numberWWII 23747 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionAnglican, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth20 February 1910 AWMM London, England AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentWW2 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupationChartered Accountant/Civilian AWMM Company director/Civilian AWMM Next of kin on embarkationWW2 Mr J.E. Seal (father), Richmond Avenue, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM 1863, Susan Ann Seal Nee King Mother, Chippenham or Manes, Cambridge, England Public - John Henry - Other Relative - 10 March 2015 - Family papers of my Great Uncle John Seal born 1920 (Ditching, West Sussex, England), died Oct 2012. Relationship statusSingle AWMM Unknown - Married Public - John Henry - Other Relative - 10 March 2015 - Family papers of my Great Uncle John Seal born 1920 (Ditching, West Sussex, England), died Oct 2012.Stories from my mother Joan Mary Hewson nee Seal born Oct 1928 and living in Masterton NZ Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignGreece AWMM 1941 AWMM World War 2/wars AWMM Crete AWMM North Africa AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWII 23747 AWMM Military serviceWaikato Mounted Rifles AWMM Waikato Mounted Rifles AWMM RNZAF, Mangere Airbase AWMM RNZAF, Hobsonville Airbase AWMM Middle East Force, General Headquarters AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 Public accountant/Civilian AWMM AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Lieutenant/Military AWMM 24 (Auckland) Battalion AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Third Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHeight, Unknown Period AWMM 5 foot 9 inches AWMM Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM hazel AWMM Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM Wounded, shot in shoulder, 26 March 1943 AWMM Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM Liver and heart failure AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW2 1 November 1944 AWMM End of War AWMM Major/Military AWMM Headquarters, Allied Military Liaison, Yugoslavia AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Husband of Betty, father of Jonathan and RobinRobert Seal first enlisted as a territorial with the Waikato Mounted Rifles, 1930's.He then enlisted with the Airforce, serving at Mangere Airbase as an adjutant; as an adjutant at Hobsonville Airbase, and then he transferred to the army.Posted as NZ Liaison Officer (LO) to General Headquarters, Middle East Force in 1944.General Staff Officer class 2 (GSO 2) of HQ Allied Military Liaison, Yugoslavia, 1944.Last rank is Major but he was acting Lieutenant Colonel. AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Death11 November 1976 AWMM Age 67 AWMM AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathDied of Disease AWMM Death notes CemeteryCremated at Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference ObituaryDeath Notice: New Zealand Herald 13 & 15 November 1976 AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Robert John Henry Seal by laying a poppy. Manson Thomas Seal Robert Seal Robert John Henry Seal Victor Percival Seal William Arthur Seal Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Robert John Henry Seal Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksBurdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-24Ba.html Sources Used New Zealand Electronic Text Collection topic page http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/name-013525.html Further Reference DocumentsSecond 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 WW2 3: WW2 425 AWMM Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM p. 131-2; 160, 171, 175-6, 192, 199 AWMM Information kindly provided by family AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 10 March 2015John HenryRussell, New ZealandOther Relative The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. 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