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Robert Fenton IRVINE

Regimental number3331
Place of birthErskineville, New South Wales
SchoolErskineville Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStores assistant
AddressCroydon, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Irvine, 11 Wetherill Street, Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1918
Place of death or woundingRouges Bancs
Age at death40
Place of burialLe Peuplior Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 2), Caestre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Henrietta IRVINE, Fenton, Wetherill Street, Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Erskinville, Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother, Staff Sargeant A H Irvine
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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