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Robert Livingstone Conning BLACK

Regimental number5985
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolNorth Melbourne State School, and North Melbourne College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineering student
Address71 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr T M Black, Pakenham Upper PO, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as a Cadet at North Melbourne State School, Victoria.
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Robert Livingstone
Place of death or woundingHurleville, France
Date of death9 August 1918
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Montgomery and Margaret Helen BLACK, Pakenham, Upper Victoria, Australia. Born at Ascot Vale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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