The AIF Project

Robert AITKEN

Regimental number147
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
AddressVictoria Barracks, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Mrs K Lawrie, Orcadia, Kilborchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceRAFA
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll380
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 October 1972
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis

Print format