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Robert Thomas Kennerson WELCH

Regimental number1767
Date of birth1 August 1892
Place of birthBlacktown, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolBlacktown Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway signalman
AddressBlacktown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Robert Kennerson Welch, Blacktown, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Other detailsEmployed by the New South Wales Railways for 48 years. Married Florence Lalor Greenhalgh in 1920 and had five children (4 boys and 1 girl). Died at Concord Military Hospital.
Date of death--/09/1966
Age at death74
Place of burialLane Cove Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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