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Robert Cory WORTHINGTON

Date of birth22 September 1883
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
AddressVacey, Patterson River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Worthington, Vacey, Patterson River, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Promotion date: 16 March 1916

Lieutenant


Promotion date: 22 June 1917

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date30 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Taken on strength, 17th Bn, 5 February 1917; 63rd Bn, 20 May 1917; 17th Bn, 11 December 1917. Wounded, 31 August 1918.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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