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Robert James SAUNDERS

Regimental number3913
Place of birthNorth Carlton Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlasterer
Address416 Brunswick Road, East Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Saunders, 416 Brunswick Road, East Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 August 1934
Place of burialMelbourne General Cemetery, Victoria

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