Topic: Francis John Christopher ROBINSON

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Died Aged 32 years.

Probate: Will, Archives NZ Auckland.

NOK: Father, WG Robinson, Greenmeadows, Napier/later Mrs Mary Robinson, PO Box 15, Foxton

Hair: Red.                     Eyes: Brown/Grey

Height: 6'1".                  Weight: 176lbs

Complexion: Fair        Chest: 39"- 42"

Last Employer: Cambridge Dairy Co.


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Francis John Christopher ROBINSON

Date of birth:19 July 1885
Date of death:07 June 1917
Place of birth:Foxton, New Zealand
Awards:British War Medal, Victory Medal
Places of relevance:Greenmeadows, Napier and Roto-o-rangi
Last known residence:Roto-o-rangi
Cause of death:Killed in action
Place of death:In the Field, Belgium
Spouses name:Unmarried
Fathers name:William Gordon Robinson
Fathers date of birth:abt 1850
Fathers place of birth:Spain or Gibraltar (41 years in NZ)
Fathers occupation:Retired Farmer
Fathers date of death:16 June 1919
Fathers place of death:Auckland Rd, Greenmeadows, Napier
Mothers name:Mary (née Robinson)
Mothers date of birth:abt 1855
Parents date of marriage:1882
Siblings:Isabella Grace (b 1892) and William Ralph (b 1894, d 1897)
Parents place of marriage:Foxton, New Zealand
Date of arrival overseas:29 January 1917
Theatres of war:Western Front
Place of embarkation:on Trans 68
War memorial:Foxton School
Place enlisted:Trentham
Christian names:Francis John Christopher
Place of arrival overseas:Devonport, England
Overseas memorial:Messines Ridge (NZ) Memorial
School:? Foxton
Service number:32066
Religion:Church of England
Date enlisted:25 July 1916
Final rank:Rifleman/Private
Regiment or service:1st Bn Wellington NZEF "E" Coy 19th Reinforcements
Embarkation date:15 November 1916
User reference:10.164