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Robert Sang HERD

Regimental number5114
Date of birth15 June 1888
Place of birthCraigend, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFaller
AddressBushlanding, Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.6
Height5' 7.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinAunt, J Black, Bridge of Earn, Perthshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Second given name entered on Nominal Roll as Lang.
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somali', 1 June 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 8 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 22 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name entered on Embarkation Roll as Lang.
Date of death1964
Age at death76
SourcesNAA: B2455, HERD Robert Sang

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