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Full Name: Robert Cargill
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Robert
Surname: Cargill
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 26035
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs J. Cargill (mother), 24 Buick Street, Petone, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 40th Reinforcements A Company
Embarkation Date: 10 July 1918
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 107
Vessel: Tahiti
Destination: Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number: 86
Page on Nominal Roll: 4
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Infantry
Place of Death: At sea en route from New Zealand
Date of Death: 4 September 1918
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Memorial Name: Wellington Provincial Memorial, Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand
Biographical Notes:
  • Robert Cargill was the son of Martin and Jemima Cargill, of 24, Buick St., Petone. Wellington.
  • His brother, William Cargill (15699) also died in World War 1.
Description of Image: Name panels, Wellington Provincial Memorial, Karori Cemetery (provided by Paul Baker December 2012)
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1919
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