Robert Webster CARDNO

Regimental number12/126
Date of birth11 May 1888
Place of birthAuckland
AddressDevonport, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 9.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMrs E R Cardno, Cheltenham Terrace, Devonport, Auckland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Place of enlistmentAuckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsChunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial (Panel 9), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: the late Mrs E. Cardno, Auckland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Reported wounded, 8 August 1915.

Board of Enquiry, held at Moascar Camp, Ismailia, January 1916, concluded: 'Missing, believed dead on or about 8 August 1915'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 1880, File 21895491