Private

Robert Irwin Hitchon

MiD (WW2)

Awards

Conflict: 
WW2
Additional Information: 

Son of Robert and Sarah Ann Hitchon, of Kohimarama, Auckland City, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

There are no public contributions written for this casualty

Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
64882
Name:
Robert Irwin Hitchon
Rank: 
Private
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
Mrs S. Hitchon (mother), No 7 Road, Waitoa, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
No 7 Road, Waitoa, New Zealand
Occupation on Enlistment:
Farm hand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
New Zealand Infantry

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Executed by Japanese whilst a prisoner of war
Date of Death:
15 October 1942
Day of Death:
Thursday
Age at Death: 
28
Conflict: 
WW2

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery: 
Cemetery Reference: 
Panel 1.
Cemetery Location: 
New Caledonia
Robert Irwin Hitchon
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