ROBINSON, Robert John Beattie
(Service number 29191)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank


Date 1 March 1894 Place of Birth Maungatua, Otago

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Shepherd
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Jessie ROBINSON (mother), Gladstone Hotel, Fairlie
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 18th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 11 October 1916
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
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 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.

Post-war Occupations


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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]

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