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Robert Cargill

Name panels, Wellington Provincial Memorial, Karori Cemetery (provided by Paul Baker December 2012) - No known copyright restrictions
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Cargill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26035 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    01/08/1885 Public - Dennis Michael - Other Relative - 29 April 2015 - Sourced from the Military Personnel File 26035, document 'Attestation for General Service' made by Robert himself on 15/06/1917
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs J. Cargill (mother), 24 Buick Street, Petone, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26035 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • 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
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Influenza. Buried at sea. AWMM
    • Cholera Public - Dennis Michael - Other Relative - 28 April 2015 - I am told by my mother, that her mother (who was Robert's neice) told her that Robert died of cholera on the ship going over to the war. I do not know how this news was related to my grandmother, but can only assume that after the war, someone let them know the cause of Roberts death.

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Cargill was the son of Martin and Jemima Cargill, of 24, Buick St., Petone. Wellington.

    His brother, William Cargill (15699) also died in World War 1. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    4 September 1918 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Wellington Provincial Memorial, Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM

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  • Robert Cargill was my great great uncle (i.e. my grandmothers fathers brother). My grandmother was involved in my and my siblings lives, but never talked about her father or his brothers. This year 2015, is the first year that we have discovered that Robert and his brother William served and died in WW1. I am glad that now we can say we "Remember Them", for their service to King and Country, and for their sacrifice.
    Public - Dennis Michael - Other Relative - 28 April 2015

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      86: 4 AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM


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28 April 2015Dennis MichaelParaparaumu New ZealandOther Relative
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