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Robert Louis Gleeson

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright res … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Louis AWMM
  • Surname
    Gleeson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/805 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 Care of J. Ball, Paengaroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Margaret Gleeson (mother), Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland, 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
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/805 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas gleeson and Margaret Gleeson, of 67, Boston Rd., Mount Eden, Auckland AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 23 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
    • Hill 60 (New Zealand) Memorial, Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Robert Louis Gleeson (known as Louis Gleeson) was my great uncle. He was born in Ireland in 1891 where he attended BlackRock College with his two brothers. In 1905 Louis' father died, and in 1906 the remaining family ( Mother and 6 children) immigrated to New Zealand.
    Public - Rachel - Other Relative - 25 April 2015

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25 April 2015RachelWellington, New ZealandOther Relative
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