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Robert Joseph Leo STOREY

Regimental number64517
Place of birthMongonery, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressDennington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.5
Height5' 6.75"
Weight177 lbs
Next of kinFather, Patrick Storey, Dennington, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 May 1918
Place of enlistmentWarrnambool, Victoria
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements (Victoria) (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Embarked Sydney, 14 September 1918; admitted to ship's hospital, at sea, 8 October 1918; discharged from ship's hospital, 10 October 1918; disembarked Suez, 20 October 1918.

Marched in to 3 Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 12 November 1918, and allotted to 8th Light Horse Regiment.

Taken on strength, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 14 November 1918.Admitted to HS 'Assaye', Tripoli, 9 December 1918; disembarked Alexandria, 11 December 1918, and admitted to 21st General Hospital (dysentery); transferred to Montazah Convalescent Camp, 18 December 1918; discharged, 27 December 1918.

Marched in to Central Training Depot, Moascar, 30 January 1919.

Rejoined 8th Light Horse Regiment, 22 April 1919.

Admitted to 26th Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 20 May 1919 (tonsillitis); transferred to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 24 May 1919; discharged to duty, 10 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 22 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, STOREY Robert Joseph Leo

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