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Robert Henry Mcgough

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  • Service number
    7327 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles - 9th NZ Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
THE S.S. DEVON LEAVING AUCKLAND HARBOUR, MARCH 19. 1902. WITH THE NINTH NEW ZEALAND CONTINGENT FOR SOUTH AFRICA

The SS Devon leaving Auckland

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Identity

  • Title
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Robert Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Mcgough AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7327 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 13 September 1867 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 1869 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1869 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    son of William John McGough Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    father - William John McGough of Pukekohe, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    • single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record
    • 1908 - Married Eva Iolanthe Angeliro
      Divorced Eva in 1943 in Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Transvaal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles - 9th NZ Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    7327 AWMM
  • Military service
    1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Private to Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1902 SA War Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Gisborne Corps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Butcher Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    32 yrs 4 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military Record

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Military record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Father was named William John Mcgough. AWMM
    • 20 Aug 1902 - Quite a large body of returned troopers arrived home by the Te Anau this morning. The men came by the Orient, which reached Wellington last Friday week, and were chiefly belonging to the Ninth Contingent. Several Gisborne boys who came back by the Orient are still in Wellington, or on their way home. Those who arrived are:—Farrier-Sergeant Parker, Corporals McGough and Cooper, Privates Parker, Wood, Ryan, Dalton, Brown, Morris, Swarbrick, Williamson, Tardieu, and Holford. The local men have the same story to tell of the crowded state of the troopship, and the nature of the food supplied, as has been wired through from Wellington. While the officers were well treated, the men received scant attention; as, for instance, the serving up of fish without being cleaned or the scales removed. Arrived in Wellington the troopers refused to go on to Soames Island, until they were assured that after their kits were fumigated and if they were found not to be suffering from any infectious disease they would not be detained. The Gisborne representatives arrived in excellent health and spirits, well pleased with their ''picnic," albeit a trifle disappointed at not having an opportunity to get a brush with ''Brer Boer." The Ninth, it will be remembered, were at Vereeniging when peace was declared, the Tenth only getting as far as Newcastle. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXIX, Issue 9507, 20 August 1902, Page 2
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 September 1945 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 78 AWMM
  • Date of death
    2 September 1945 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Newspaper Report
  • Age at death
    76 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Newspaper Report
  • Place of death
    Auckland NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Newspaper Report
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pukekohe Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Pukekohe Cemetery, 82 Wellington Street, Pukekohe Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Manukau Memorial Gardens cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Lot: PKANG-A-048 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Manukau Memorial Gardens cemetery records
  • Obituary
    McGOUGH.—On September 2 at Auckland. Robert Henry, dearly beloved father of Lola, and father-in-law of Cliff. Sadly missed.
    McGOUGH, Robert Henry—Dearly beloved grandfather of Lona and Patricia. Sadly missed Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 208, 3 September 1945, Page 1
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA Boer War Memorial - refer document attached 'Gisborne Boys in the SA Boer War' Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 July 2015 - Research
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Memorials

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Sources

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04 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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