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Roy ROBINSON

Regimental number629
Place of birthLancefield Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressNarooga, Lancefield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, R G Robinson, Narooga, Lancefield, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous courage and resource between Vauvillers and Lihons, 9 August, 1918. During heavy casualties to officers and men he controlled the company and brought it to its objective. Later, he collected a party, and, under heavy fire, succeeded in repelling a determined counter attack.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 35
Date: 15 April 1920

Date of death12 August 1944

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