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Robert William GREGSON

Regimental number2663
Date of birth8 September 1897
Place of birthWedderburn, Victoria
SchoolWedderburn State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressWedderburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Richard Gregson, Wedderburn, Victoria
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mongolia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date8 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers-in-law: 7477 Pte William James DUNKLEY, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 December 1918; Lt Ephraim Edward McHUGH DCM, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Total war service: 1268 days (of which 1110 were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 June 1962
Age at death64
Place of burialWedderburn Cemetery, Victoria

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