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Robert Boys GOODWIN

Regimental number102
Place of birthCooma, New South Wales
SchoolCooma Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressVictoria Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinW H Goodwin, Cooma, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as Gunner in Victoria Barracks, Sydney, NSW
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 11 March 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Robert Boyd on NR
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot IV, Row I, Grave No. 8), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Isabelle GOODWIN, Cooma, New South Wales

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