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Robert Ernest McGAVIN

Regimental number629
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressProserpine, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza McGavin, c/o Mrs F Byford, Qualtrough Street, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date18 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 January 1946
Place of burialBotany Cemetery

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