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Robert Stanley Smith

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Photograph of Bannockburn Cenotaph, Bannockburn, Otago. Image kindly provided by Gordon Stewart (May 2021).

Photograph of Bannockburn Cenotaph, Bannockburn, Otago. Image kindly provided by Gordon Stewart (May …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Stanley AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 9/83 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 June 1893 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Bannockburn, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Alexander Smith, sen., Ranfurly, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 9/83 AWMM
  • Military service
  • 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
    WW1 OtagoNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Grandson of Mrs. Alexander Smith, of Ranfurly, Otago.

    Working for Mr. W. Parcell in Bannockburn at the time of enlistment. Source: Jenifer Jay, Cromwell Museum. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 August 1915 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
    GallipoliTurkey Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • Bannockburn Memorial Gates, the Domain, Bannockburn, Otago AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 676 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

Contributors

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02 September 2021GordonOtagoResearcher
06 August 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
02 March 2019AllanRotoruaResearcher

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