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Edwin Alexander ROBINSON

Regimental number2858
Date of birth25 October 1895
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressNational Bank, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.3
Height5' 7.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Robinson, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 81st Bn, Port Pirie; 2 years in the 74th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Discharge date4 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 13 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 4 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 April 1976
Age at death80
Place of burialRSL Walls, Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBINSON Edwin Alexander

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