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Robert William FUHRSTOM

Regimental number1701
Place of birthMain Lead, Victoria
Other NamesFUHRSTROM
SchoolMain Lead State School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMain Lead PO, Main Lead via Beaufort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr W F Fuhrstom, Main Lead PO, Main Lead via Beaufort, Victoria
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Place of death or woundingTahiti
Age at death23
Place of burialPapeete Cemetery, Tahiti
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
165

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