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Robert Leslie FRY

Regimental number2238
Place of birthKingower, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
AddressKingower, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, W H Fry, Kingower, Victoria
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Great courage and devotion to duty as Battalion runner. (Pozieres)
Recommendation date: 18 August 1916

FateDied of wounds 3 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death26.10
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Florence FRY, Kingower, Victoria

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