ROBINSON, Robert John Beattie
(Service number 29191)
|First Rank||Corporal||Last Rank|
|Date||1 March 1894||Place of Birth||Maungatua, Otago|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Jessie ROBINSON (mother), Gladstone Hotel, Fairlie|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||18th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company|
|Date||11 October 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Plymouth, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Admitted to Walton-on-Thames Hospital in August 1917, suffering from defective heart action severe. Advice received in November 1917 that he was slightly improved in health.
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Died 1923, NZ. Son of Robert ROBINSON & Jessie nee BEATTIE. Married Jeannie Leslie ROBINSON, on 19 July 1919 in Dunedin. a daughter Jessie Myrtle ROBINSON born in 1920 at Fairlie. Robert died in 1923.
Cenotaph Database [03 February 2014]; Timaru Herald, 30 November 1917 (Papers Past) [04 February 2014]
No documents available.
Researched and Written by
Currently Assigned to
Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License unless otherwise stated.
Tell us more
Do you have information that could be added to this story? Or related images that you are happy to share? Submit them here!