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Full Name
Robert James Attrill
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Robert James
Surname
Attrill
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
14551
Gender
Male
Place of Birth
Huntly, Waikato, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs M.J. Attrill (mother), North Street, Eltham, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
14th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation Date
26 June 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
34
Page on Nominal Roll
7
Campaigns
  • WesternFront
  • Occupation, 1918-19
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment
Place of Death
New Zealand
Date of Death
19 September 1920
Year of Death
1920
Cause of Death
Died after discharge from the NZEF from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service
Cemetery Name
Eltham Cemetery, Anderson Road, Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand
Grave Reference
Eltham General Anglican, Block 2. Sub. 5, Grave 35
Biographical Notes
  • Son of Mrs M.J. Attrill, of Eltham, New Plymouth, New Zealand.
  • Believed to have died from the effects of Phthsis, Gas poisoning
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Cemetery Records. South Taranaki District Council cemetery database. URL: http://public.stdc.govt.nz/cemeteries
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