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Full Name: Robert Holford Carene
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Robert Holford
Surname: Carene
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 8/2412
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: H.M. Carene (brother), Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall, England
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 25 Sydney Street, Petone, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: 5th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 13 June 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 24
Vessel: Maunganui
Destination: Suez, Egypt (24 July - 6 August 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll: 110
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Lemnos, Greece
Date of Death: 24 October 1915
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Portianos Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece
Grave Reference: IV. B. 223.
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:
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