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ROBERT ALEXANDER PORTER

PORTER,  ROBERT ALEXANDER

RANK:   PRIVATE                SERIAL NO:  30638

UNIT:   

BORN:       09/01/1896      -       N.Z. (TOWN UNKNOWN)      

DIED:     08/10/1916                     
         
PLACE:    FEATHERSTON MILITARY CAMP, N.Z.    
    
SINGLE:              RELIGION:   PRESBYTERIAN

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Mr and Mrs H.A. PORTER, Sherenden, Fernhill, HASTINGS

SIBLINGS:           

NEXT OF KIN:   Mr H.A. PORTER (father)

OCCUPATION:  FARM HAND

EMPLOYER:   H.J. PORTER, HASTINGS

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   HASTINGS 
    
HEIGHT:   5’ 7”        WEIGHT:    9st. 10lb.        CHEST:   32½”

COMP:   FAIR        EYES:   BLUE            HAIR:  BROWN
    
EDUCATION:   4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD
 
GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  HASTINGS CEMETERY, HASTINGS, N.Z.     
    

ENLISTED:   FEATHERSTON            DATE:   21/08/1916

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT:   20th              

MILITARY RECORD:
21/08/1916.  POSTED ‘B’ COMPANY, 20th REINFORCEMENT, FEATHERSTON.
29/09/1916.  ADMITTED HOSPITAL, FEATHERSTON (MEASLES).
08/10/1916.  DIED OF MEASLES AND BRONCO PNEUMONIA, AT
FEATHERSTON MILITARY CAMP.