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Robert ROBINSON

Regimental number5654
Place of birthLurgan, Co Armagh, Ireland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressRoebourne, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation45
Height5.8.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Robinson, Hill Street, Lurgan, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 April 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 26 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Traffic Control Detachment
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date12 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle on 'Surada', 22 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 21 November 1916. Proceeded to France through Folkestone on HT 'Princess Clementine', 21 December 1916; marched into 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 22 December 1916; to segregation, 5 January 1917; from segregation, 28 January 1917; marched out, 4 February 1917; taken on strength by 28th Bn, 5 February 1917; attached to APM Traffic 2nd Division, 2 April 1917. Transferred to APM Traffic 2nd Division and taken on strength, 25 November 1917; moved out, 9 May 1919. Proceeded to England, 16 May 1919; disembarked Southampton, 17 May 1919, and marched into No 2 Group.

Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Main', 23 July 1919; disembarked Perth, 27 September 1919. Discharged, 12 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBINSON Robert

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