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Robert Leslie HUTCHINSON

Regimental number2623
Place of birthGympie Qld
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationLabourer
AddressMilton, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs May Annie Hutchinson, John Street, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Awarded)


Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as runner and guide. (East of Ypres 20-23 September 1917).
Recommendation date: 7 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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