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Robert Ralph ABERCROMBY

Regimental number2660
Place of birthNewcastle-On-Tyne, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressAlbion Road, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby Abercromby, Albion Road, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 June 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 May 1963
Age at death80
Place of burialCremated: ashes interred in Rose Garden, Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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