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Robert James TRANENT

Regimental number1438
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
SchoolRockhampton North State School, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStockman
Addressc/o Mr George Tranent, Pink Lily, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs Agnes Tranent, Stanley Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 November 1916
Place of death or woundingHindenburg Line, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialAlley British Cemetery (Plot IX, Row P, Grave No. I), Memetz, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
149
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John George and Elizabeth Agnes TRANENT, South Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: E.W. Tranent, 25th Battalion.

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