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Robert James VERNON

Regimental number2432
Place of birthEddington, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBarman
AddressDay Dawn, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Vernon, Korongvale, Victoria
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Eliza VERNON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Died at Royal Park, Victoria.
Date of death5 March 1941
Age at death62
Place of burialPreston Cemetery, Victoria

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