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Robert WALLACE

Regimental number1922
Date of birth1900
Place of birthCharleville, Queensland
SchoolSt George State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraph messenger
AddressSt George, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bridget Wallace, St George, Queensland
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 January 1976
Age at death76
Place of burialGeneral Cemetery, Broken Hill, New South Wales

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