ROBINSON, Andrew Henry
(Service number 59543)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth Fairlie

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Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Railway fireman
Previous Military Experience
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 30th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company
Date 13 October 1917
Transport Corinthic
Embarked From Wellington Destination Liverpool, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Infantry Regiment

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Date 5 April 1918 Age 22 yrs
Place of Death France
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1, Somme, France
Memorial Reference VI. D. 30.
New Zealand Memorials 2015 additions to the Tiimaru Memorial Wall; Mackenzie War Memorial, Fairlie, 2016 additions

Biographical Notes

Son of Henry Thomas & Sophia (nee BODLEY) ROBINSON, later of England. Family still in Fairlie in 1905; in Napier by 1911. Brother Wilfred Hooten ROBINSON served in WWII.


Cenotaph Database [2 February 2014]; CWGC [3 February 2014]; [2 February 2014]

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