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Robert Frederick LIGHT

Regimental number620
Place of birthStratford Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressOrbost, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Light, Orbost, Victoria
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Date of death8 May 1926
Place of burialSale Cemetery

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