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Robert Keating CASPER

Regimental number26430
Place of birthSt George Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStudent
Address25 Bradley Head Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, M R Casper, 25 Bradley Head Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service18th Infantry
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 22, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/132/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 14 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Date of death6 November 1969

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