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William Arthur ROBINSON

Regimental number2481
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressSpringvale PO, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 8"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Hoyle, Springvale Road, Springvale, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 July 1916
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
48
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Joined 6th Bn, Lemnos, 31 October 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 2 April 1916.

Wounded in action, 25 July 1916 (gun shot wound, chest), and admitted to No 1 Australian Field Ambulance, and then to No 3 Casualty Clearing Station.

Died of wounds, 25 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBINSON William Arthur

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