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Robert John Glassey

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert John AWMM
  • Surname
    Glassey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8/1242 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 Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Mary Glassey (sister), Ruapuna, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8/1242 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    22 Public - Mike - Other Relative - 23 April 2015 - Military personal files

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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Brother of William Glassey, of Pahiatua and Joseph Alexander (62959), Thomas moore (34662) and James (6/3329) ???

      Private Glassey was wounded in action during the August Offensive. He died of his wounds on Gallipoli. AWMM
    • Robert John Glassey was born in 1895 in Ireland. Making him only 20 when he died fighting for his adopted country Public - Mike - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Family genealogy
    • Further to my entry on Roberts Birth date. It was May 1892. Making him just 23 when he died fighting for his adopted country Public - Mike - Other Relative - 23 April 2015 - Family history
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 August 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • 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
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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  • Thanks for your sacrifice for your family and future generations. You will be especially remembered this Anzac Day and on August 9th. RIP
    Public - Mike - Other Relative - 21 April 2015

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23 April 2015MikePalmerston North New ZealandOther Relative
21 April 2015MikePalmerston North New ZealandOther Relative