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Robert Villir SHOWERS

Regimental number1419
Place of birthCarlton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWoolclasser
AddressBell Street, Preston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Charles Showers, Bell Street, Preston, Victoria
Enlistment date17 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1307
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name entered on Embarkation Roll as Villio.

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