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Robert Arthur LARDNER

Regimental number29306
Place of birthGrafton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressHolt's Flat, Nimmitabel, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs L Lenehan, 394 Victoria Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 117
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Plot ZZ, Grave No. 1), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Laura LARDNER. Native of Grafton, New South Wales. See LARDNER E.A. the true family name
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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