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BAXTER, Robert Hunter
(Service number 70928)

Aliases
First Rank Trooper Last Rank Trooper

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth Waitohi

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs R. H. BAXTER (wife), Hatuma, Hawke's Bay
Religion
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 37th Reinforcements, Mounted Rifle Brigade
Date 23 April 1918
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Wellington Destination Southampton, Hampshire, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns
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

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 14 August 1951 Age 62 years
Place of Death Timaru
Cause
Notices Timaru Herald, 16 August 1951
Memorial or Cemetery Geraldine Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 324, Plot 112
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Robert Hunter Baxter married Eveline Jessie Wilson in 1916.

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [21 October 2016]

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