IRWIN, Robert Cyril Munro
(Service number 77559)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||5 May 1897||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||Lands Department, Hokitika|
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|Next of Kin||Mr R. IRWIN (father), 138 Vanguard Street, Nelson|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Last Unit Served With||Training Unit|
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|Date||16 August 1925||Age||28 years|
|Place of Death||Pukeora Sanatarium, Waipukurau|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waipukurau Cemetery, Hawke's Bay|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Robert Cyril Munro Irwin, known as Cyril, was the eldest son of Robert and Annie Margaret (née Munro) Irwin. His early education was at Rangitata Station School. In 1910 he entered Motueka District High School and from 1913 till 1914 attended Nelson College. He was employed in the Lands and Survey Department.
NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [20 October 2019]; Waipukurau Cemetery headstone image (Central Hawke's Bay District Council) [20 October 2019]
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