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Robert Watson VINEY

Regimental number5235
Date of birth24 December 1894
Place of birthParkham, Tasmania
SchoolNew Ground School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressParkham, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr G Viney, Latrobe, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron Australian Mounted Division
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Robert Waltan Viney on Nominal Roll; presumably a misspelling of Walton.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Palestine
Date of death16 June 1974
Place of burialCarr Villa Crematorium, Launceston, Tasmania

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