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Robert COLGATE

Regimental number6954
Place of birthNorth Otago, New Zealand
SchoolState School, North Otago, New Zealand
Other trainingEngineering
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressFitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Inez Colgate, 110 Nicholson Street, Fitroy, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion 19th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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