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Full Name
Robert Joseph Elliott Daniel
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Robert Joseph Elliott
Surname
Daniel
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/2398
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Robert Daniel (father), 5 Oxford Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
5 Oxford Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
  • Samoan Advance Party
  • 5th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
  • 15 August 1914
  • 13 June 1915
Place of Embarkation
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
  • Moeraki or Monowai
  • Maunganui
Destination
  • Apia, Samoa
  • Suez, Egypt (24 July - 6 August 1915)
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
173
Campaigns
  • Samoa
  • Gallipoli
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
8 August 1915
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial Reference
Panel 20
Biographical Notes
  • Son of Robert and Emily Agnes Daniel, of 5, Oxford St., Wellington. Also served in Samoa. Journalist "Dominion" Staff, Wellington.
  • Brother of Victor Leonard Marie (aka Len) (10/2575) who also served in WW1
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
  • Post card Samoa Wreck of SMS Adler, Wreck, Samoa (front) (sent by 10/2398 Robert Daniel)
  • Post card Samoa Wreck of SMS Adler, Wreck, Samoa (back) Oct 9 Dearest brother, thanks for letters. Shall write as soon as possible Love Bert (sent by 10/2398 Robert Daniel)
  • Souvenir and Programme of Concert HMNZT 24 Maunganui 3 July 1915 cover pages. Belonged to R.J.E. Daniel
  • Souvenir and Programme of Concert HMNZT 24 Maunganui 3 July 1915 inside pages Belonged to R.J.E. Daniel
  • Programme of Final Concert HMNZT 24 Maunganui 17 July 1915 cover pages Belonged to R.J.E. Daniel
  • Programme of Final Concert HMNZT 24 Maunganui 17 July 1915 inside pages Belonged to R.J.E. Daniel
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
  • New Zealand Marriage Certificate
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