Robin Langford Kay was born on June 23, 1919, and died on April 7, 2017.
He was a New Zealand artist and historian.
He was educated in Napier and at Christ’s College in Christchurch, before working as a cadet journalist in Palmerston North.
In World War II Kay served as a war artist with the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Middle East and Italy, was commissioned as a temporary second lieutenant in 1944, and later joined the war history staff under Major General Sir Howard Kippenberger.
Kay graduated from Victoria University College with a Bachelor of Art degree in 1949.
Robin Kay passed away at 97 years old.