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Robert HAGGERSTON

Regimental number124
Place of birthSunderland, England
SchoolBoard Council School
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressFarara Road, Adamstown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Mrs Margaret Campbell, 30 Vine Street, Wallsend-on-Tyne, England
Enlistment date16 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 18), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
125
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: robert and Margaret HAGGERSTOW; husband of Annie HAGGERSTON, 14 Bowman Street, Scotswood Road, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England. Native of Sunderland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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