STRUTHERS, Robert Alfred
(Service number 7/1787)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 5 December 1894 Place of Birth Fairlie

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Care of Kerslake, Totara Valley
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin William STRUTHERS (father), Pleasant Point. South Canterbury
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 7th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 9 October 1915
Transport Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Mounted Rifles

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 12 November 1969 Age 74 years
Place of Death
Notices Timaru Herald, 13 November 1969
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 144, Plot 714
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Robert Alfred Struthers was the eldest son of William and Mary Ann (née Wright) Struthers.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [18 January 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [18 January 2017]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [17 January 2017]

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