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Robert John SAUNDERS

Regimental number299
Place of birthScottsdale Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
AddressScottsdale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Robert Saunders, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row N, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Annie SAUNDERS, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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