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Robert SAWERS

Regimental number3031
Place of birthRocky Hall New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMrs. C. Sawers, Burra Gate, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 February 1916
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 Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 July 1918
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3033 Pte Arthur Peter SAWERS, 31st Bn, returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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