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Robert Arthur Hislop

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Gravesite of Sapper Robert Arthur Hislop (No number), Waikumete Cemetery. Image kindly provided by Hugh Grenfell (April 2016). © Auckland Museum CC BY.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Hislop AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI N/N AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI N/N 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW1/Territorial Military Service
      North Island Railway Battalion AWMM
    • WW1 Sapper AWMM
      2nd Embarkation AWMM

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • 13 August 1914 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Suffered serious injuries after falling from a railway bridge whilst guarding the Parnell, Auckland railway bridge AWMM
    • Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Hislop served with the New Zealand Territorial Forces, was mobilsed for service at Vital Points and had only just moved from Darfield to Auckland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 August 1914 Crawford, J. (2014)
    Auckland HospitalAuckland Crawford, J. (2014)
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Anglican Block F, Row 7, Grave 56 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    • Formally recognised in August 2014 as a war casualty and entered on the New Zealand and Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s official rolls of honour. AWMM
    • 13th August 2014: Robert is recognised as the first fatal casualty suffered by the New Zealand Armed Forces in the First World War Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 8 July 2015 - Lieutenant General (LTGEN) Tim Keating, the Chief of Defence Force media release; http://www.nzdf.mil.nz/news/media-releases/2014/20140813caitfwwroh.htm
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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    • Auckland Railway Station, Te Taou Crescent, Auckland 1010. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
    • Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
13 August 2018RoscoeWellingtonResearcher
08 July 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher