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Robert William Glasson

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Headstone, St Brides Church of England Cemetery (photo J Halpin) (CC-BY John Halpin)

Headstone, St Brides Church of England Cemetery (photo J Halpin) (CC-BY John Halpin)

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert William AWMM
  • Surname
    Glasson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 42748 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 October 1894 AWMM PapakuraAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Robert Glasson (father), Papakura, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 42748 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Farmer/Civilian 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Severely wounded in France AWMM
    • Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married May Wilson, who was born in South Australia, during the First World War she was a nurse and earnt the RRC, what was awarded to her on the 31st May 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace. They are believed to have met in England, after she returned to Australia, she travelled to Auckland and married Robert. May cared for Robert until his death in 1931, and then returned to Adelaide. AWMM

Death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Karaka War Memorial Hall, 319 Linwood Rd, Karaka 2580 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Karaka War Memorial Hall, 319 Linwood Road, Karaka 2580 AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      62: 25 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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