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Robert John CAWTHRON

Regimental number70
Place of birthEngland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationForeman
AddressMerrylands, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Anastasia Cawthron, Pitt Street, Merrylands, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Alice CAWTHRON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 January 1942
Age at death62
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales

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