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Full Name
Robert Craig
Rank Last Held
Lance Sergeant
Forename(s)
Robert
Surname
Craig
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
9/262
Gender
Male
Place of Birth
Dipton, Southland, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Sergeant
Next of Kin
John Craig (father), Caroline, Southland, New Zealand
Enlistment Address
Caroline, Southland, New Zealand
Military District
Otago
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Otago Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
158
Last Unit Served
Otago Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
22 August 1915
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
A. X. 5.
Biographical Notes
Robert Craig was the son of John and Isabella Craig, of The Bush, Caroline, Invercargill, New Zealand
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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