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Regimental number538
Place of birthSeymour, Victoria
AddressPO, Mangalore, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 5.75"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Robinson, Mangalore Railway Station, Mangalore, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 August 1915
Discharge date13 June 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 51688 Pte Charles Henry ROBINSON, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.

Wounded in action (bullet wound, chest), and admitted to HS 'Galeka', 19 May 1915; transferred to Alexandria, 28 May 1915, and admitted to No 1 General Hospital, Heliopolis.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 15 August 1915; discharged Medically unfit), Melbourne, 13 June 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 May 1925
Place of burialSeymour Cemetery

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