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Robert Palmer NOTLEY

Regimental number6157
Place of birthLeitrim Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCoominya, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hardy Manchty, Derrybrack, County Leitrim, Ireland
Enlistment date17 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular

Arrived in Australia 1912 and worked as a window dresser in a leading Brisbane store, having been brought to Australia by the proprietor who sought to use his rowing prowess to boost the local rowing team.

FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

After the war he took up a soldier settlers' block at Stanthorpe, Queensland.

Date of death6 February 1974
Place of burialToowoomba Cemetery, Queensland

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