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Robert William ROBINSON

Regimental number3026
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight174 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Robinson, 24 Chapel place, Long lane, Borough London, England
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 November 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Elizabeth ROBINSON
Discharge date9 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Beltana', 17 March 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 12 May 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 9 July 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 September 1922
Age at death32
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBINSON Robert William

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