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Robert William POOLE

Regimental number691
Place of birthRushworth Victoria
AddressGirgarre East, Byrnesides, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinCharles J Poole, Girgarre East, Byrnesides, Victoria
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 December 1915
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 3), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Tatura Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Charles (d. 8 March 1933, aged 71; bu. Tatura) and Fanny POOLE (d. 18 February 1932, aged 66; bu. Tatura), Girgarre East, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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