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Regimental number2653
Place of birthTalbot Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTalbot, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFriend, F Baker, Amherst, via Talbot, Victoria
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919

Military Medal

'During the operations near POLYGON de ZILLEBEKE east of YPRES on 20/22nd September 1917, Pte. ROBINSON as a Stretcher Bearer worked with great courage, under heavy shell fire, collecting wounded and assisting them to R.A.P.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal & Bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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