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Robert Archibald McCALLUM

Regimental number6597
Place of birthPenrith New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBoilermaker
AddressKensington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, A McCallum, Loch Lomond Doncaster Avenue, Kensington, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 28), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
125
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Mildred McCALLUM. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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