INKSTER, Robert James
(Service number 21840)

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Date 18 January 1893 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 6 Ada street,Palmerston North
Occupation Postal cadet
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. One child
Next of Kin Mrs Florence INKSTER (mother), Waimate
Religion Protestant
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Civil servant


Date 8 June 1972 Age 79 years
Place of Death Hamilton
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Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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