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ROBERT GEORGE LOGAN

LOGAN, ROBERT GEORGE

RANK:   PRIVATE            SERIAL NO:  25269

UNIT:    2nd BATTALION, 8th  COMPANY, OTAGO INFANTRY REGIMENT  

BORN:       12/12/1886  -  “THE GLEN”, TAMUMU, WAIPAWA     

DIED:     02/08/1917        KILLED IN ACTION        
              
PLACE:    La BASSE-VILLE, YPRES, BELGIUM    

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   PRESBYTERIAN

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   George Fraser (deceased) & Robertina Annie  LOGAN

SIBLINGS:   Margaret; Frederick; Mary; Alice (died aged 16); Andrew; 
            Georges; Georgina; Amelia and Alfred                

NEXT OF KIN:   Mrs R.A. LOGAN  (mother), later  ROWE
                        
OCCUPATION:  FARMER

EMPLOYER:   SELF-EMPLOYED

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  “THE GLEN”, TAMUMU

HEIGHT:   5’ 10½”        WEIGHT:    168lb.        CHEST:   32½”

COMP:   CLEAR/FRESH        EYES:   GREY        HAIR:   DARK BROWN 
    
EDUCATION:    SCHOOL TAMUMU

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   MESSINES RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY,                                           (N.Z. MEMORIAL), BELGIUM

    

ENLISTED:       FEATHERSTON        DATE:   18/03/1916  

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT:   14th          

MILITARY RECORD:
21/03/1916.  POSTED TO 14th MOUNTED RIFLES REINFORCEMENT, TRENTHAM.
05/04/1916.  TRANSFERRED ‘J’ COMPANY 14th MOUNTED RIFLES.
26/06/1916.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON FOR DEVONPORT, U.K.
25/08/1916.  IN ‘SLING’ CAMP JOINED UP WITH 2nd BRIGADE INFANTRY
BATTALION AND POSTED TO OTAGO COMPANY.
18/09/1916.  FROM ‘SLING’ TO OVERSEAS IN 3rd RESERVE OTAGO COMPANY.
05/10/1916.  JOINED BATTALION AND POSTED TO 8th COY, OTAGO REGIMENT.
05/05/1917.  ADMITTED TO N.Z. GENERAL HOSPITAL WITH MUMPS.
17/06/1917.  TRANSFERRED TO GENERAL BASE DEPOT IN FRANCE (ETAPLES).
02/08/1917.  KILLED IN ACTION, La BASSE-VILLE, YPRES, BELGIUM.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES.