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Robert Egene HAMSTEAD

Regimental number4407
Place of birthNorth Fitzroy, Victoria
OccupationChair maker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Samuel Hamstead, 106 Holden Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name23rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Malwa on 23 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Egene spelt Eugene
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Margaret HAMSTEAD
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 October 1940
Age at death46
Place of burialLilydale Cemetery, Victoria

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