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Robert Sydney UNWIN

Regimental number771
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address226 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 8.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Unwin, 226 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 February 1917
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll771A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Date of death26 July 1921
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Qld.
Discharge date2 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 18 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 2 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, UNWIN Robert Sydney

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