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Robert Bullians

Robert Bullians, Reg No: 8656, left side. with two comrades (unknown). Location, unknown.
Robert rode his horse from Taumarunui to Auckland to embark on the SS 'Drayton Grange' 14-4-1902, for South Africa.
 Although the 10th, saw very little active service, he was not permitted to bring his horse home with him at the end of the war. So rather than the horse go to the "Turks" he shot it. This upset him greatly.
On his arrival back in NZ he got another horse which he rode back from Auckland to Taumarunui !!

Robert Bullians, NZ 10th North Island Contingent, Mounted Division to South Africa

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    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Bullians AWMM
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    8656 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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    20 October 1880 Noel Smith Research Project
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    South Africa Farmer/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    WhangareiNorthland Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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  • Father was named William Bullians. AWMM


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  • Death
    26 August 1964 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 84 AWMM
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    Taumarunui New Cemetery AWMM
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11 November 2016MarijkeParaparaumu, NZOther relative

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