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Robert Ellis Hatrick

Name panel, Northcote War Memorial (photo G. Parry October 2013) - No known copyright restrictions

Name panel, Northcote War Memorial (photo G. Parry October 2013) - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Ellis AWMM
  • Surname
    Hatrick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    E. Hatrick AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2234 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 July 1885 AWMM HamiltonWaikato Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Marmor, near Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 J.E. Hatrick (father), Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2234 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served for 3 years in the Royal Australian Navy; served for six years in the Navy Reserves ; served for 6 months in the Naval and Military Expeditionary Force AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      175 lb AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Hatrick was the son of James Robert Ellison Hatrick and Lizzie Hatrick, of Papakura, Auckland

    Three brothers served during WW1: James (12/3672) killed in action 1916; Hubert (13/76) survived and Robert (2234) who was killed at Gallipoli serving with the Australian Imperial Force.

    Listed as E. Hatrick on the Northcote War Memorial.

    Taken on strength, 15th Bn, Gallipoli, 2 August 1915.

    Reported missing, Gallipoli, 8 August 1915.

    Court of Inquiry held in the field, 6 April 1916, pronounced fate as 'killed in action, Gallipoli, 8 August 1915'. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Northcote War Memorial, Corner Lake and Onewa Roads, Northcote, Auckland AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • thinking about you James Hatrick and Robert Hatrick my great Uncles who I have no photo of..what brave boys...Jane Knox Hyder.
    Public - Jane Knox - Other Relative - 27 April 2015

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 September 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
27 April 2015Jane KnoxWellington.Other Relative
09 January 2015LibbyEpsomOther Relative

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