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Gillespie Robert GOVAN

Regimental number1659
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMcDonald Street, Coorparoo, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John K Govan, 312 Lewin Market Street, Edinnburgh, Scotland
Enlistment date16 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 April 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Robert Gillespie Govan on NR

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