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William ROBINS

Regimental number1902
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressPortland PO, Portland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5'4.25"
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Robins, Portland PO, Portland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Discharge date18 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 4 August 1917 (left leg amputated).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Czaritza', 16 March 1919; disembarked HT 'Dunluce Castle', Melbourne, 15 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 18 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFull name: William Henry ROBINS
Date of death29 October 1928
Age at death30
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBINS William

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