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Robert Harry WARNECKE

Regimental number2437
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address68 Tinning Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Warnecke, 46 Victoria Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date30 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 November 1918
Family/military connectionsFather: 34 Pte Thomas McKnight WARNECKE, 3rd Pioneer Bn, killed in action, 2 May 1917; Brothers: 1652 Pte Clarence WARNECKE, 3rd Pioneer Bn, died of disease, 18 January 1919; (?) 4220 Pte Thomas William WARNECKE, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 October 1917.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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