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Robert Ernest STAPLES

Regimental number6594
Place of birthMoonta South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressRainbow, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Robert Staples, Rainbow, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919

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