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Robert Ralph FRENCH

Regimental number36211
Place of birthThe Oaks, Tasmania
Place of birthWestbury, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Zeehan, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationState school teacher
AddressZeehan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Frederick French, Lietinna near Scottsdale, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 28
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried in the Military Cemertery, Feuilleres.
FateKilled in Action 4 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death32.10
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 13), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick Heaven and Jessie FRENCH, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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