Name :- Shanks, Robert Smith
Nationality :- New Zealand
Rank :- Private
Number :- 5/178
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.