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Robert REIBELT

Regimental number3875
Place of birthWarwick, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address46 Brown Street, New Farm, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height6' 1"
Weight191 lbs
Next of kinFather, Joseph Reibelt, Brigalow Creek, Condamine via Miles, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Janet REIBELT. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date28 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Rio-Negro', 29 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 25 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 28 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death14 April 1938
Age at death50
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, REIBELT Robert

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