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Last NZ survivor of WW2 Battle of Crete passes away


Brant Robinson was understood to have been the last Kiwi survivor of the Battle of Crete. Photo: SuppliedNew Zealand's last surviving veteran of the Second World War's bloody Battle of Crete – and possibly the world's - has died, aged 104. Cyril Henry Brant Robinson, known as Brant, passed away at Whangamata Moana House retirement home on Sunday. Paul London, a former president of the New Zealand Battle of Crete Association, believes that Robinson was the last Kiwi veteran of the Battle of Crete and "in all probability, he may well be the world's last solider to have fought in the battle". Brant Robinson passed away on Sunday.


Source: Otago Daily Times August 09, 2022 15:09 UTC



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