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Robert Pierce WEST

Regimental number5458
Place of birthMaribyrnong, Victoria
SchoolMaribyrnong State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKalamunda, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs A F H West, Praylen Road, Kalamunda, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 September 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death43
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Fanny WEST.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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