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Regimental number2585
Place of birthChiltern, Victoria
True NameHASLEM, Robert Henry
SchoolChiltern State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.10
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Haslem, Magenta Road, Chiltern, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of death incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 21 August 1918.
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Special Memorial 10), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth HASLEM, 10 Doon St, Prahran, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HASLEM Robert

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