(Service number 68555)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 22 August 1886 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Mary ROBINSON (mother), Four Peaks, Geraldine
Medical Information

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 33rd Reinforcements E Company
Date 31 December 1917
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Wellington Destination Glasgow, Scotland
Other Units Served With
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Post-war Occupations


Date 30 August 1962 Age 76 yrs
Place of Death Four Peaks, Geraldine (residence)
Memorial or Cemetery Woodbury Cemetery
Memorial Reference Block 3, Plot 14
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of Joseph ROBINSON & Mary (nee MOSSOP) ROBINSON. Educated at Woodbury School. Married Wilhelmina Mary May BLAIR (May) in 1924. Welcomed home at Te Moana School, on 31 May 1918. Brothers John James & Thomas Mossop ROBINSON also served in WWI. Geraldine RSA members were in attendance at his funeral.


Cenotaph Database [03 February 2014]; Timaru Herald, 31 May 1918 (Papers Past) [04 February 2014]; Woodbury Cemetery, Geraldine - transcription ( [03 February 2014]; Timaru Herald, 31 August & 1 September 1962 (Timaru District Library) [29 August 2014]

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