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Robert Victor WORTHINGTON

Regimental number1590
Place of birthDubbo, New South Wales
Other NamesVictor Robert
SchoolDubbo Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressOrange Grove, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 8"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMrs T Worthington, Orange Grove, Dubbo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Dubbo Mounted Rifles, 9th Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Place of enlistmentKensington, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, H Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 July 1915
Date of death27 July 1915
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 37), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
39
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Dubbo Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Thomas and Eliza WORTHINGTON
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 543 Pte Frank WORTHINGTON, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 22 January 1917; 102477 Thomasb Henry WORTHINGTON, Canadian Expeditionary Force; Stanley WORTHINGTON, died, 1 June 1915, Liverpool Training Camp, of cerebral meningitis and influenza; did not embark.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Killed in action, 27 July 1915.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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