SHUTE, Robert
(Service number 7/2314)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 12 March 1873 Place of Birth Northern Ireland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Kimbell, Timaru
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs Jane SHUTE (wife), Kimbell, Timaru, Canterbury
Religion Church of England
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 10th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron
Date 4 March 1916
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 27 June 1950 Age 77 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Robert was probably the son of James and Catherine Shute. Robert Shute married Jane Black in 1899 at Timaru. Three children were born before his enlistment, two of them at Fairlie.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [12 November 2016]

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