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Robert Michael HALLIDAY

Regimental number2478
Place of birthWandering, Western Australia
SchoolGovernment School, Wandering, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWest Pingelly, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Grout, West Pingelly, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death11 August 1915
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPortanos Military Cemetery Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 4), Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
79
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary HALLIDAY, Narrogin, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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