(Service number 28921)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 26 March 1880 Place of Birth Scotland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Gordon's Valley, Timaru
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Robert OLIPHANT (friend), Gordon's Valley, Timaru
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 18th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 11 October 1916
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
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

Post-war Occupations


Date 24 May 1954 Age 74 years
Place of Death Scotland
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Robertson, 28921, intended to go to Tolly Brae, Aucknagate(?), Abderdeenshire, Scotland, on discharge. He had made out a Will which was in the custody of Mr A. J. Allan, Bank Agent, Maud, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [18 January 2020]

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Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG

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