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Robert Radcliffe HALLETT

Regimental number163
Place of birthWinsor, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School and School of Mines, Ballarat, Victoria
Other trainingMining Engineer
ReligionProtestant
OccupationPainter
Address65 Highbury Grove, East Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMaud Hallett, 65 Highbury Grove, East Prahran, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date16 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted on 16th January, 1915, Taken on Strength 21st Battalion,4th May, 1915; Taken on Strength 57th Battalion, 1st April, 1916. Promoted to Sergeant on 4th April, 1916.
FateKilled in Action 31 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (PLot I, Row F, Grave No. 46), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Rosa HALLETT; husband of M. HALLETT, 96 Union Street, Windsor, Victoria

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