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Robert Henry GEDDES

Regimental number1547
Place of birthBallarat East Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Geddes, 10 Stawell Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date8 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Headstone inscription reads: 'My Anzac at rest'.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 December 1969
Age at death74
Place of burialBallarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria

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