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Robert James KELSO

Regimental number3422
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWelsby Street, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Matilda Kelso, Welsby Street, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date3 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 October 1918
Place of burialFouillou Communal Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Annie Matilda KELSO, Welsby Street, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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