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Robert John TRIGG

Regimental number2429
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
Place of birthYarram, Victoria
SchoolDennington State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, G W Trigg, West Alberton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 December 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialCambridge Borough Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 3559), Cambridgeshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James F. and Jessie TRIGG
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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