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Robert James MacDonell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert James AWMM
  • Surname
    MacDonell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    11/234 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 May 1894 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    01/05/1897 Public - Peter - Direct descendant - 27 May 2016 - Auckland Weekly News, 14 Oct. 1915
  • Place of birth
    Taihape Public - Peter - Direct descendant - 27 May 2016 - Auckland Weekly News, 14 Oct. 1915
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM P.O. Box 79, Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
    • Schoolboy, Wanganui Collegiate Public - Peter - Direct descendant - 27 May 2016 - Auckland Weekly News, 14 Oct. 1915
  • Post war occupation
    Schoolboy, Wanganui Collegiate Public - Peter - Direct descendant - 27 May 2016 - Auckland Weekly News, 14 Oct. 1915
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C. MacDonell (father), P.O. Box 79, Taihape, 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
    11/234 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Awapuni Racecourse Public - Peter - Direct descendant - 27 May 2016 - "Taupo District Remembers Them", April 2015, 550 pages.
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 AWMM
    • Wellington Mounted Rifles Public - Peter - Direct descendant - 27 May 2016 - "Taupo District Remembers Them", April 2015, 550 pages.
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Schoolboy, Wanganui Collegiate Public - Peter - Direct descendant - 27 May 2016 - Auckland Weekly News, 14 Oct. 1915
  • Age on enlistment
    17 Public - Peter - Direct descendant - 27 May 2016 - "Taupo District Remembers Them", April 2015, 550 pages.

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

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 August 1966 AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • David Stewart McFarlane, Son of Elizabeth McFarlane, of 29, Valley Rd., Mount Eden, Auckland, and the late James Leash McFarlane. Native of Petone, Wellington AWMM In the hours before his death, McFarlane(24) carried injured 17 year old Trooper Robert James MacDonell, down to ANZAC Cove from a 10 hour fight on Chunak Bair. He returned to his post and was killed. "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13 in all English translations We, the family of Trooper Robert James MacDonell, are eternally grateful for this sacrifice
    Public - Gael - Direct descendant - 27 May 2016

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27 May 2016GaelHamiltonDirect descendant
27 May 2016PeterHamiltonDirect descendant