11/50 Tpr. GILPIN, Robin Rooke; c.1914-1918; C2 2001_218_130


11/50 Tpr. GILPIN, Robin Rooke

About this object

A photograph of 11/50 Tpr. Robin Rooke Gilpin (also known as 2/50a) who served in WW1 first with the Main Body, Wellington Mounted Rifles, then he was transferred to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade and last was with the RNAS before it became the RAF. Gilpin was killed an air accident in France, 22 December 1918, he was 25. In the photograph he is wearing a Royal Artillery cap badge.

Place Made

New Zealand

Date Made


Subject and Association Description

photograph WW1

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Medium and Materials


Credit Line

Sharon Duffy

Object number

C2 2001_218_130

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