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Robert Stewart CRUICKSHANK

Regimental number859
Place of birthWhitton, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarrier
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.5
Height5' 8.5"
Weight172 lbs
Next of kinMother, Euphemia Cruickshank, Cocopara, Barellan, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No 56), Becordel-Becourt, Somme, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Euphemia Cruickshank, Binya, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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