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Robert HOUSTON

ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationElectrical engineer
AddressYanco, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, William Houston, Illabo, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 June 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameCavalry Divisional Signal Squadron 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollCavalry Division Signal Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 26 February 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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