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Robert Joseph WILLS

Regimental number651
Place of birthWerribee Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChaff cutting contractor
AddressThornleigh, Werribee, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Wills, Thornleigh, Werribee, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTottenham and Wood Green Cemetery (Screen Wall) (General Section, Grave No. 7357), Middlesex, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Thyza WILLS
Family/military connectionsBrother: 652 Pte George Charles WILLS, 29th Bn, killed in action, 19-20 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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