ROBINSON, Daniel Goland
(Service number 14152)

Aliases Enlisted as Daniel ROBINSON
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman


Date 16 May 1895 Place of Birth Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/o Squire, Pleasant Valley, St Andrews
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs J. H. ROBINSON (mother), Under Bank Farm, Sedbergh, Yorkshire, England
Religion Wesleyan Methodist
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 5th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 26 June 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With 3 NZ Rifle Brigade

Military Awards

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 15 June 1971 Age 76 years
Place of Death Hamilton
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated; ashes interred Te Awamutu Cemetery
Memorial Reference RSA Section, Block 1A, Row 1, Plot 21
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Daniel Robinson was born on 16 May 1895 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England, the second son of John Henry William and Amy (née Pearson) Robinson. He was baptised on 5 December 1895 at the Laurel Road Chapel, Liverpool. In 1901 Daniel was at home with his family atWest Derby, and in 1911 he was a farm labourer with his uncle, Leonard Robinson, at Canny Brow Foot, Galebeck, Westmorland. By 1916 Daniel was a farm labourer for Mr Squire, Pleasant Valley, St Andrews, South Canterbury. He left Timaru by the express on 8 March 1916, part of the South Canterbury quota for the 14th Reinforcements.

Daniel married Doris Hoyle in 1921 in Yorkshire, England. He died on 15 June 1971 at Hamilton, New Zealand, He was cremated and his ashes were interred in the RSA Section of Te Awamutu Cemetery. Doris died in 1980 and was interred at Te Awamutu.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [25 May 2020]; Timaru Herald, 7 March 1916 (Papers Past) [25 May 2020]; Te Awamutu Cemetery burial record (Waipa District Council) [28 May 2020]

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