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Robert Stanley Black

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  • Service number
    9/2048 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Stanley AWMM
  • Surname
    Black AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    9/2048 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    23 August 1893 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Arrowtown, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Arrowtown, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Banker/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.L. Black (mother), 57 Prince Albert Road, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    9/2048 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 04 Mar 1916-8 April 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 47 or HMNZT 48 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM
    Corporal/Military AWMM
    10th Reinforcements, Otago Mounted Rifles, D Squadron AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Black was the son of Harry and Emily Black, of 6, Grant St., Dunedin.

    All Black in 1914 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    21 September 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • St Matthew's Church, Dunedin Public - Sarah - 22 April 2015 - Plaque in ANZAC chapel
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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