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Robert James IMRIE

Regimental number4419
Place of birthRuppy, near Longwood, Victoria
SchoolSt Mary's (Catholic) School and Seymour State School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse trainer
AddressHigh Street, Seymour, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, William Imrie, Alexandra PO, Alexandra, Victoria
Enlistment date12 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death31.4
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall) (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 14), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary IMRIE. Native of Ruffy, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3134 Pte Edwin Archibald IMRIE, 57th Bn, killed in action, 27 October 1917;
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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