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Robert Urquhart

ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE, [ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE GREENWICH] c1917 Officers Group Photo.Back row- T. Pierard, R.W. Gunson, H. Hamilton, H.E. Goodwin, G.D. Hill, C.I. Denham, S.P. Dalton , W.A. Wilson, L. Stubbs, H.A. Rhind, G.T. George, C.R.G. Allen. Fourth row- T. Turnbull, H.V.M. Hazard, R.A. Adams, R. Urquhart , R.M. Watson, S.P. Simpson, G.L. Hancock, H.C. Spinley, C.V. Brown, G.C. Maltby, B. Spencer, H.R. Cole. Third row- W.H. Hislop, A.T. Black, W.P. Endean, H.N. Jarvis, R.A. Kirkwood, A.G. Jackson, J.F.S. Briggs, A.C.W. Cozens, S.R. Mason, W.A. Currie, W.A.R. Jones, W.S. Douglas. Second row -F.C. Burgess, G. Harden, H.W. Harris, D.E.J. MacVean, A.B. Welch, M.G. Raymond, L.A. Hooke, G.F. Bothamley, M.S. Kirkwood, W.A.H. Garden, L.M. Hare, F.J. Treanor, J.S. Hines, C. Harrison-Smith Front row- W.J. Connors, A.J. Dean, Lieut J.O. Ingram, Nav.Instr. A.E. Monro, Sir Henry B. Jackson, Capt. W.H. Montanaro, Lieut. W.J. Le Lacheur, Lieut. E.F. McLeod, Lieut. W.F. Watson, H.C. Armitage, W.L. Sheffield. (Copyright © Royal New Zealand Navy Museum. Photo number ABX 0014. All enquiries for use: https://forms.nzdf.mil.nz/navy/museum/contactform.asp )

ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE, [ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE GREENWICH] c1917 Officers Group Photo.Back row- …

Identity

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    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Urquhart AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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    1892 Public - Raymond - Researcher - 9 March 2016 - NZ Dept. Internal Affairs Website
  • Place of birth
    South Island , New Zealand Public - Raymond - Researcher - 9 March 2016 - Papers Past Website - Father was a watchmaker in Tuapeka and Lawrence
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Devonport, Auckland , New Zealand Public - Raymond - Researcher - 9 March 2016 - NZ Electoral Rolls
  • Post war occupation
    Solicitor Public - Raymond - Researcher - 9 March 2016 - NZ Electoral Rolls
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W.G. Urquhart (father), 21 Waterview Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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    WW1 6 December 1916 AWMM
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    Law Clerk Public - Raymond - Researcher - 9 March 2016 - NZ Electoral Rolls
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Biographical information

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    • Promoted to Temporary Lieutenant 6 December 1917

      RNVR officers were not allocated service numbers.

      Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland).

      Palmer recruit enlisted at Auckland in 1916 - reported as serving in this ML at Port Said in September 1918 AWMM
    • Was a Law Clerk in New Zealand before entering Naval Service
      Eventually became a Solicitor , in New Zealand
      Married Dorothy Hazel Stubbs , 1919 ( Auckland Star 6 September 1919 )
      Died 1977 aged 85 years , NZ
      Buried at sea Public - Raymond - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - New Zealand Electoral Rolls - Occupation
      Auckland Star 6 September 1919 - Marriage
      NZ Society of Genealogists Burial Locator CD - Death and Burial
    • Lieutenant Robert Urquhart's World War One medal is up for sale ( March 2016 ) on the Trade Me Auction site :
      http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1045539907 Public - Raymond - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Trade Me NZ
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09 March 2016RaymondChristchurchResearcher
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