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Robert CHENEY

Regimental number2026
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address86 Rowena Parade, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Victoria Cheney, 86 Rowena Parade, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Date of death25 June 1956
Place of burialCoburg Cemetery

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