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Robert Cox SUNMAN

Regimental number79
Place of birthLaura, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.4
Height5' 8.75"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, R C Sunman, Laura, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the School Cadets and the Australian Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date26 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 23 December 1918
Discharge date15 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Leicestershire', 22 December 1918; ; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Adelaide, 15 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 August 1976
Place of burialPort Augusta West Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SUNMAN Robert Cox

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