Topic: Paul, Robert: Trooper, 9/990 Otago Mounted Rifles

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Paul, Robert Trooper 9/990, Otage Mounted Rifles 

PAUL, ROBERT Trooper 9/990, Otago Mounted Rifles


Loving Memory


Trooper Robert Paul

Killed in Action

At the Dardanelles 21 August 1915

Aged 48 Years

He Gave His Best


      9/990, Paul, Robert, Tpr, OMR, Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 21/8/15                     

From Stowers Bloody Gallipoli:Trooper Otago Mounted Rifles (enlisted 7.3.15 after failing one prior medical on 17.2.15 for being 'run down'.) 4R; KIA 21.8.15 in 1st assault on Hill 60; Body never recovered; Born 6.3.1867; Served Anglo-Boer War (5382 Sgt, 8 Cont, NZMR) Employed by Public Works and gave false address of Tawa Kawa; NOK B: William Paul, Lepperton, Taranaki (crossed out other brother's name of Thomas); Son of William & Isabell Paul, same address; Lied about his age on enlistment stating his age as 39 yrs old when actually 48 yrs old; on joining unit at Alexanrda was appointed acting cook; Hill 60 Memorial (11.2.12)

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Paul, Robert: Trooper, 9/990 Otago Mounted Rifles

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