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Robert Mowbray Winston THIRKELL

Regimental numberN/E
Date of birth13 February 1890
Place of birthRichmond Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationArea officer
AddressForster Street, New Town, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinR A C Thirkell, Forster Street, New Town, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name12th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion


Unit: 12th Battalion
Promotion date: 28 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919

OBE (Military)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

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