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Robert John RAPER

Regimental number5181
Place of birthDonnybrook Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSleeper hewer
AddressGreenbushes, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Raper, Greenbushes, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5180 Pte Victor Angus RAPER, 16th Bn, died of wounds, 7 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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