Robert William WOODGATE

Regimental number33794
Date of birth17 August 1890
Place of birthPicton
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 9.5"
Weight187 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs William Woodgate, Endeavour Inlet, Picton
Previous military serviceServed in 12th Regiment, Territorial Force; still serving atvtime of NZEF enlistment.
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 21st Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board Ulimaroa on 19 January 1917
Final rankPrivate
Final unitCanterbury Infantry Regiment
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 17 February 1919
Discharge date29 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to New Zealand on board HMNZT 'Zealandic', 17 February 1919; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 29 March 1919.

Total war service: 2 years 192 days (of which 2 years 42 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 January 1945 Hamilton
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 52, p. 13
Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805.

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