Robert Henry Flutey

  • 1914 -1915 Star
  • Victory Medal
  • British War Medal
  • Military Medal for Acts of Gallantry
  • Born 29 December 1893, Woodend, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Died 6 August 1961, Riverton
  • Last rank Sergeant
  • Service number 16/212
  • Served In 1st New Zealand Māori Contingent, A Company
  • Next of Kin Mr Charles Flutey (father) Woodend, Kaiapoi
  • Pre-war occupation Labourer in Bluff
  • ReligionChurch of England (Anglican)
  • Enlisted12 October 1914, Tuahiwi
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 20 Warrimoo, departed 14 February 1915, disembarked 26 March 1915, Suez, Egypt
  • Theatres of operationGallipoli 1915, Egyptian 1915-1916, Egyptian E.F. 1916 and Western European 1916-1918
  • Periods of service146 days in New Zealand and three years 333 days overseas. Total service of four years and 114 days.
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Tahiti, 12 January 1919
  • Discharged9 February 1919, on termination of period of engagement
  • Awarded1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal and Military Medal for Gallantry