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Robert McNab Shirley

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  • Service number
    WWI 56962 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Bob Shirley Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Family papers
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 8th (Southland) Company, 1st Battalion, Otago Regiment Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 69), Page: 28 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 69), Page: 28 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert McNab AWMM
  • Surname
    Shirley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob Shirley Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Family papers
  • Service number
    WWI 56962 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 February 1897 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    21 February 1897 Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Military Personal Record/ Family Records
  • Place of birth
    Niagara, Southland Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Military Personal Record/ Family Records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Orepuki, Southland Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Post war occupation
    Worked as a farmer and ran a transport business in Kapuka, Southland. Later in his life he worked as Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Family Records
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • J. Shirley (father), Pahia, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Son of James and Eliza Shirley of Pahia, Southland Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Family papers
  • Relationship status
    Married Isabella Winifred White on 8th February 1928 at Rimu Southland. Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Family Records

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Front, 1918 Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 8th (Southland) Company, 1st Battalion, Otago Regiment Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Service number
    WWI 56962 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trentham Military Camp, 1917 Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Family Records
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Apprentice to Mr W Lambert at Orepuki Dairy Factory Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Military Personnel File/ Family Records
  • Age on enlistment
    20 Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Military Personnel File/ Family Records

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
    Discharged after falling ill with Pleurisy in August 1918 Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Military Personnel File

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Military Personnel File

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 June 1969 Public Source
  • Date of death
    16 June 1969 Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Family Papers
  • Age at death
    72 Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Family Papers
  • Place of death
    Invercargill Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Family Papers
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Invercargill Eastern Cemetery Public - Brenden - Direct descendant - 25 November 2017 - Family Papers
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      69: 28 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM

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25 November 2017BrendenWaiouruDirect descendant

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