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Full Name: Robin James Worley
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Robin James
Surname: Worley
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 10/2381
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: C. Worley (father), Park Lane, Reigate, Surrey, England
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Eiffelton, Ashburton, New Zealand
Military District: Canterbury
Body on Embarkation: 4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 17 April 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 801
Last Unit Served: Wellington Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Malta ex Gallipoli
Date of Death: 28 August 1915
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: A. XII. 5.
Biographical Notes: Son of Charles and Fanny E. Worley, of "Priory Mead," Park Lane, Reigate, England
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003.
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Panel 3 (WW1), names, marble panel. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Commemoration panel WW1 and WW2, bronze plaque. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
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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