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Robert James CAREW

Regimental number43
Place of birthGrandchester Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMechanic
AddressP.O., Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. B. Carew, Kingaroy, Queensland
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Infantry Battalion, Regimental Signallers - Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number28/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 3 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918

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