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George Seaborne ROBINSON

Date of birth21 September 1888
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
Address'Cumuor', Molesworth Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, George Robinson, Maling Road, Canterbury, Victoria
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameAustralian Army Medical Corps, Hospital Transports Staff (No. 1 Hospital Ship, 'Karoola')
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Captain


Unit: MED Hosp Ship 2
Promotion date: 14 July 1915

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 14 September 1918
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Bar to Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He displayed great courage and determination in attending wounded under heavy fire. On one occasion he personally led a party out in front of the line for the purpose of searching and attending the wounded not yet collected.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

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

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