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Robert Ernest WESTBURY

Regimental number5215
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStationer
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs C M Westbury, 3 St John's Street, South Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 February 1916
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 Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of disease 24 April 1916
Place of death or woundingDied at Sea
Age at death17.6
Place of burialAt sea
Commemoration detailsChatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
68

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