Robert Albion AUBREY

Regimental number12/16
Date of birth26 September 1888
Place of birthAuckland
AddressBate Street, Parnell, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.11
Height5' 9"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Beerns, Railway Station, Otahuhu, Auckland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 August 1914
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 Battalion
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 29 January 1916
Discharge date13 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to New Zealand from England on board HT 'Arawa', 29 January 1916; discharged (medically unfit), 13 April 1916.

War service: 1 year 247 days (of which 1 year 153 days was abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death3 March 1959 Otahuhu
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22274954

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