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Full Name
Robert Cargill
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Robert
Surname
Cargill
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
26035
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs J. Cargill (mother), 24 Buick Street, Petone, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
40th Reinforcements A Company
Embarkation Date
10 July 1918
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tahiti
Destination
Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number
86
Page on Nominal Roll
4
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Infantry
Place of Death
At sea en route from New Zealand
Date of Death
4 September 1918
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Memorial Name
Wellington Provincial Memorial, Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
  • Robert Cargill was the son of Martin and Jemima Cargill, of 24, Buick St., Petone. Wellington.
  • His brother, William Cargill (15699) also died in World War 1.
Description of Image
Name panels, Wellington Provincial Memorial, Karori Cemetery (provided by Paul Baker December 2012)
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1919
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