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Robert Chalmers OSWALD

Regimental number1985
Place of birthKinghorn Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBoilermaker
Address49 Caversham Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr John Thomas Oswald, 49 Caversham Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date5 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Date of death25 June 1960
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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