Name :-   Shanks, Robert Smith

Nationality :-    New Zealand

Age :-   

Rank :-   Private

Number :-  5/178

Medal :-

Service :-   Army

Regiment / ship :-  1st Bn., Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F.

Date of death :-   26th September 1916

Cemetery / Memorial :-   Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l'Abbe

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    IV.I.29

Family information :-   

Extra information :-

Cannot find him, or any family called Shanks, living in Meigle in the 1901 Census.  However, there was a Robert S Shanks, aged 3, in the 1891 Census, living with his family (Father Alexander, mother Margaret) at Glenearn Farm, Dron, Perthshire.