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Robert Morton TAIT

Regimental number761
Place of birthRingwood Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressMain Street, Lilydale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMiss Margaret Tait, Main Street, Lilydale, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death6 July 1942

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