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Andrew Hamilton Stobo

NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known copyright restrictions

NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew Hamilton AWMM
  • Surname
    Stobo AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Stobe AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 45141 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 March 1894 AWMM InvercargillSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.R. Stobe (mother), Earn Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 45141 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Sling Camp, England AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 2 December 1916 AWMM Stationhand/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Tuberculosis AWMM

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Biographical information

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  • Son of the Rev. A. H. and Mrs. J. R. Stobo, of 143, Earn St., Invercargill, New Zealand. Born at Invercargill

    "Stobo initially enlisted with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force at Trentham on 12 June 1915 at the age of 21, and joined the Otago Infantry, 'D' Company, 7 Reinforcements. However, his time in the army did not last long because he was discharged at Tauherenikau, near Featherston, after 191 days' service, as being medically unfit." (Church, p.186)

    After arriving at Sling Camp in 1916 Stobo was promoted to Lance Corporal. When he arrived in France at camp in Etaples he reverted to the rank of Private at his own request. (Church, p.186)

    In November 1917 Stobo joined the 2 Battalion, Otago Infantry Regiment, 8 Company near Stelles. "The Battalion transferred to the Ypres area in November and Stobo was involved in the attempt to take Polderhoek Chateau in December." (Church, p.186)

    In April 1918 Stobo fell ill whilst at the reserve camp on the Somme. After receiving medical attention in France for six weeks his case was considered serious enough for transfer to England. He arrived at No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst on 2 June 1918, suffering from pleurisy. He died two weeks later due to tuberculosis of the lung. (Church, p.186)

    Listed as Stobe in the Nominal Rolls AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    16 July 1918 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    BrockenhurstHampshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot A, Row 1, Grave 18 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Invercargill Cenotaph, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Family grave memorial, Invercargill Eastern Cemetery AWMM

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