William Edward Robinson

William Edward Robinson

William Edward Robinson

Unit: New Zealand Engineers, Tunnelling Company

Conflict: WW1

Additional Details:

Son of William and Mary Robinson. Bom at Napier. Served in Egypt, 1916, and on the Western Front, 1917-18.

Public Contributions:

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  • Service Number: 4/2127
  • First Name: William Edward
  • Surname: Robinson
  • Rank: Sapper
  • Date of Birth: Not known
  • Next of Kin: Mrs H. Foskett (mother), Kennedy Road, Napier, New Zealand
  • Occupation: Miner
  • Nationality of Force: New Zealand
  • Force: Army
  • Unit: New Zealand Engineers, Tunnelling Company

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 22 November 1918
  • Age: 30
  • Conflict: WW1

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
  • Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Embarkation Date: 1 April 1916
  • Transport: HMNZT 49
    HMNZT 50
  • Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti
  • Destination: Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum