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Regimental number157
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
Address14 Lanin Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, James Robertson, 14 Lanin Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Discharge date23 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Total war service: 1954 dags (of which 1530 dags were abroad). Discharyed in consequence of beiny medicallg unfit (not due to misconduct).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Place of burialBallarat Cemetery, Victoria

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