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Robert Stanley KNILL

Regimental number1538
Date of birth20 May 1894
Place of birthProspect, South Australia
SchoolNorth Adelaide Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
AddressAnthony Street, Kirkcaldy
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Knill, Anthony Street, Kirkcaldy
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name27th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialFouquescourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row BB, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and katherine KNILL, Military Road, South Henley Beach, South Australia. native of Adelaide
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 720 Pte Grosvenor William KNILL, 9th Light Horse, returned to Australia, 7 June 1915; 2189 WO1 Percy George KNILL, 10th Bn, effective abroad (subsequently returned to Australia, February 1920).
Other detailsWar service: Gallipoli, Egypt, France (wounded in an air raid; recovered).

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