Cora Beattie Anderson 4 March 1881 - 24 September 1962 Key details Contribute › Service number22/1 AWMM22/12 AWMM Also known asRoberton AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeInter War AWMMMatron AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known cop … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesCora Beattie AWMM SurnameAnderson AWMM Ingoa Also known asRoberton AWMM Service number22/1 AWMM22/12 AWMM GenderFemale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth4 March 1881 AWMM Place of birthAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMNurse AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentPre 6 April 1915 AWMMRoslyn AvenueRemueraAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Annie Anderson (mother)Roslyn AvenueRemueraAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 8 April 1915 AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number22/1 AWMM22/12 AWMM Military unitsNew Zealand General Hospital, Cairo AWMMMarrant War Hospital, October 1916-April 1917 AWMMNew Zealand General Hospital AWMMHornchurch Convalescent Hospital, April 1917-March 1919 AWMM Military serviceNew Zealand General Hospital, Cairo AWMMMarrant War Hospital, October 1916-April 1917 AWMMNew Zealand General Hospital AWMMBrockenhurst/Hampshire/England AWMMHornchurch Convalescent Hospital, April 1917-March 1919 AWMM Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsRoyal Red Cross (RRC) AWMMMiD. Mentioned in Despatches by secretary for war for valuable services in United Kingdom, 16 March 1916. AWMMAssociate Royal Red Cross (ARRC) AWMMMentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMM6 April 1915 AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM34 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM8 April 1915 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM08 Apr 1915-18 May 1915 AWMMRotorua 8 April 1915 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandLONDON, ENGLAND AWMMDepart - 08 Apr 1915Arrival - 18 May 1915 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM8 April 1915 AWMMNew Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) AWMMNew Zealand Army Nursing Service Corps AWMMRotorua AWMMNurse AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Discharge Contribute › DischargeInter War AWMM26 August 1919 AWMMMatron AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Daughter of Annie Anderson and William Anderson.Husband of Eric Butterfield Roberton.Cora Beattie Anderson was a survivor of the wreck of the 'Elingamite', which sank after striking one of the Three Kings group of Islands in 1902.She married Mr Eric Roberton in 1919 and together they farmed in the Taranaki until 1948.Roberton was the President of the RANS Association in Auckland.Serial Number is recorded as 22/1 on Nominal Roll; 22/12 on Archives New ZealandAuckland War Memorial Museum Scars on the Heart “ANZACS in Egypt 1914-18” Display. Display item is a quotation. "We are right in the thick of things, wounded and sick coming in faster than we can take them...As every few patients go out a fresh batch is put in and another surgical ward downstairs has had to be used for gastro-enteritis and dysentery cases. The men say it is just like heaven to be here and one feels that one cannot do enough for them...some are absolute wrecks. The men who left here just a week ago are coming back now wounded..." AWMM Read more Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death81 AWMM Date of death24 September 1962 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Death notesAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery namePurewa Cemetery and CrematoriumMeadowbankAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Grave referenceAshes Block M Row 18 Plot 66 AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference ObituaryDeath Notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 July 1976 AWMM Report Roll of Honour Remember Cora Beattie Anderson by laying a poppy. Colin Emil Anderson Conrad Anderson Cora Beattie Anderson Cyril Ernest Anderson Cyril Gladstone Anderson Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Cora Beattie Anderson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksBirths, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records onlinehttps://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nzSources UsedPurewa Cemetery and Crematorium recordshttp://www.purewa.co.nz/search.aspSources UsedPurewa Cemetery and Crematorium recordshttp://www.purewa.co.nz/search.aspSources UsedNew Zealand Military Nursing: New Zealand Army Nursing Service - Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps.http://www.nzans.org/index.htmFurther ReferenceWebsite: No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhursthttp://southernlife.org.uk/nzindex.htmFurther ReferenceLOCAL NURSES WHO SERVED OVERSEAS IN WORLD WAR Ihttp://www.thetreasury.org.nz/warnurses.htmFurther Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMVol1: 13 AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMDeath Notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 July 1976 AWMMService Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.