INKSTER, Robert James
(Service number 21840)
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|Date||18 January 1893||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Address at Enlistment||6 Ada street,Palmerston North|
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|Marital Status||Married. One child|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Florence INKSTER (mother), Waimate|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||8 June 1972||Age||79 years|
|Place of Death||Hamilton|
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Robert James Inkster was the twin son of Robert and Florence (née McCulloch) Inkster. He married Catherine Manning on 20 September 1916 at Christchurch. Their son Clifford Hawick Inkster was born on 18 March 1918 at Christchurch.It was at Christchurch, in 1917, that Robert received his call-p. His brother Edwin Clifford Robert James Inkster also enlisted and served overseas. .
NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) 17 March 2018]
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