Story: Robertson, John

John Robertson

John Robertson

One of 350 New Zealanders who fought with two companies of cameleers during the First World War, former teacher and school inspector John Robertson later organised educational classes for soldiers of the NZEF in Egypt, in 1918 and 1919.

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Reed Publishing, New Zealand
Reference: John Robertson, With the cameliers in Palestine. Dunedin: Reed Publishing, 1938

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Ian McGibbon. 'Robertson, John', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 June 2022)