KILGOUR, Robert Pearson
(Service number 27303)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 13 December 1878 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 15 Raymond Street, Timaru
Occupation Storeman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Mary KILGOUR (mother), 15 Raymond Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
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 17th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 25 September 1916
Transport Devon
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Gunshot wound to left forearm & radius

Post-war Occupations


Date 19 July 1937 Age 58 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 104, Plot 10
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Robert Pearson Kilgour was born on 13 December 1878 at Waimate. When he enlisted he was living with his mother Mary in Timaru and working as astoreman for National Mortgage.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [02 December 2016]

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