LOGAN, Reuben Charles
(Service number 6/2191)

Aliases Reu, Rue
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 31 January 1897 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Wilson Street, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin John LOGAN (father), 6 Wilson Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 4th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 17 April 1915
Transport Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Admitted to hospital in Egypt in January 1916

Post-war Occupations


Date 10 December 1986 Age 89 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials Bank Street Methodist Church Timaru Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of John & Mary Jane LOGAN, of Timaru. Brothers Thomas Stanley LOGAN & George Hewish LOGAN were both killed in action at Gallipoli on the 7th & 8th August 1915. Educated at Timaru Main School. Arrived back in Timaru, New Zealand on 13th January 1919. R. C. Logan's name is inscribed on the Wesley Church Roll of Honour in the Bank Street Methodist Church. This Roll of Honour was unveiled at a very impressive service in early June 1915, after an address by the Rev. T. A. Joughin, opening with the words "Sorrow and pride mingle in the duty I have to perform" and while the "Litany for Army and Navy" was sung.


Cenotaph Database [29 November 2013]; Timaru Herald, 21 January 1916, 7 June 1915, 16 March 1916, 07 January 1919, 14 January 1919 (Papers Past) [29 November 2013; 01 September 2014] 

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