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Robert James PONT

Regimental number4906
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSpinner
AddressLatrobe Terrace, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Mr J R Pont, Latrobe Terrace, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date7 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 September 1918
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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