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Robert WINTHROP

Regimental number3513
Place of birthFrankston, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPO, Norseman, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32.7
Height5' 10"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, R Winthrop, Piccadilly, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Place of enlistmentNorseman, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 July 1916
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row E, Grave No. 7A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 2 November 1915; disembarked, Suez, 25 November 1915.

Joined 11th Bn, Habieta, 2 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked, Marseilles, France, 5 April 1916.

Wounded in action, 22 July 1916, and admitted to 1st Field Ambulance; transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 24 July 1916.

Died of wounds (gun shot wounds, body and legs), No 8 Red Cross Hospital, Le Touquet, 25 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WINTHROP Robert

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