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Robert John Heays

Full length portrait of Trooper Heays of the 11th (North Auckland) Mounted Rifles, Auckland Mounted Rifles, New Zealand Mounted Rifles. Identified as Trooper Robert John Heays, Reg No 13/266, of the Auckland Mounted Rifles. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1914). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-H583. No known copyright.

Full length portrait of Trooper Heays of the 11th (North Auckland) Mounted Rifles, Auckland Mounted …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert John AWMM
  • Surname
    Heays AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/266 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 Kopuriki, via Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Captain W.H. Heays (father), Kopuriki, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/266 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 320 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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