SLOAN, Robert
(Service number 7/121)

First Rank Sergeant Major Last Rank Warrant Officer Class 1 Staff Sergeant Major


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Rolleston Street, Timaru
Previous Military Experience South African War 1899-1902
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs Ellenor Sloan(wife), 10 Clifton Gardens, Stanford Hill, London England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport HMNZT 4, 11 Tahiti /Athenic
Embarked From Lyttleton, Canterbury Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Mounted Rifles

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 21 August 1915 Age
Place of Death Gallipoli, Turkey
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Hill 60 (NZ) Memorial, Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

Ref : Marlborough Express, Volume XLIX, Issue 221, 18 September 1915, Page 8 Sergeant-Major Robert Sloan, who has been killed in action, was squadron

sergeant-major of the 8th (South Canterbury). Squadron of the

Canterbury Mounted Regiment, in the Main Expeditionary Force. He was an

ex- Imperial cavalryman, and was on the New Zealand Permanent staff as

regimental sergeant-major of the 8th (South Canterbury)-Mounted Rifles.


Son of Mr & Mrs R Sloan, Dungannon, Ireland

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