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Robert Stanley REYNISH

Regimental number1989
Place of birthCanterbury, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.6
Height5' 7.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinBrother, J Reynish, Little River, Canterbury, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Territorial Force, New Zealand; left the country.
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Elizabeth Fisher
Discharge date24 August 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 16 December 1917; discharged (medically unfit: phthisis), Melbourne, 24 August 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 July 1921 Christchurch
Age at death29
Place of burialBromley Cemetery (Lot 163), Christchurch, New Zealand
SourcesNAA: B2455, REYNISH Robert Stanley

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