GORDON, Robert Charles Tayloy
(Service number 9/1847)

Aliases aka Robert Charles Taylor GARLICK
First Rank Last Rank


Date 8 March 1896 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Waiwera South
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs F. W. GORDON (mother), 32A Oxford Street, South Dunedin
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 9th Reinforcements, Otago Mounted Rifles, D Squadron
Date 8 January 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

Prisoner of War Information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 6 June 1968 Age 73 years
Place of Death Cust
Memorial or Cemetery Harewood Crematorium, Christchurch
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Robert Charles Taylor Gordon was the younger son of Frederick West Gordon and Susan (Susanah Margaret) née Williams. He was educated at Timaru Main and Waimataitai schools before attending several schools in the Dunedin area - Arthur Street, High Street, Mornington, Moray Place and north East Valley. His father, Robert and his brother Frederick all changed their surname legally from Gordon to the family name Garlick. Robert married Amelia Lyle Stevens in 1919


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [29 June 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [28 June 2017]; School Admission Records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG & Dunedin Branch NZSG) [29 June 2017]

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