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Robert Alexander McARTHUR

Regimental number924
Place of birthStrahan, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressWest Strahan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, R. McArthur, West Strahan, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 February 1915
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 6 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 1 January 1919; discharged, Tasmania, 15 March 1919.

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

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