Card, R.S.A Membership, Arthur William Robb; Returned Services Association (R.S....

Name/Title

Card, R.S.A Membership, Arthur William Robb

About this object

R.S.A card recording Arthur William Robb's membership of the Winton Sub-Association of the Invercargill Returned Services Association Inc for the 1947-1948 year. Te Hikoi also holds Arthur's R.S.A. pin.

Arthur had an interesting life. He was originally a farmer from Trows in the Scottish Borders. He served as a Second Lieutenant in the British Army (King's Own Scottish Borderers) during World War One.

In December 1918, Arthur was released and returned to England. In 1920 he emigrated to New Zealand, serving as a merchant seaman on the voyage to Lyttleton. Arthur settled and farmed at Lochiel in Southland for the remainder of his life. He married Eleanor Moir Robb, they had two children, Stuart William Robb and Elizabeth Henderson Forbes. Arthur was a member of the Invercargill Returned Services' Association (Winton Sub-Association). He died in July 1955 aged 61.

Maker

Returned Services Association (R.S.A.)

Maker

Western Star

Maker Role

Printer

Date Made

1947

Period

1940s

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Riverton-Aparima

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, paper

Measurements

h 80 mm x w 113 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War One

Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Object Type

documents

Object number

RI.W2014.3579.8

Rights

Public Domain Public Domain

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