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Samuel John ROBINSON

Regimental number4477
Place of birthLal Lal, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLal Lal PO, Lal Lal, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Wilhelmina Robinson, Lal Lal PO, Lal Lal, Victoria
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets 70B Exempt
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Malwa on 23 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death4 February 1920
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialMorrison Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Plot G, Grave No. 70), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Wilhemina ROBINSON. Native of Lal Lal, Victoria
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 1 November 1919; died before discharge, Melbourne.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBINSON Samuel John

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