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Robert Gordon CHURCH

Regimental number2896
Date of birth3 July 1896
Place of birthNorth Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolNorth Adelaide Public School, South Australia
OccupationIron worker
AddressNorth Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Ann Church, 223 Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Discharge date28 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5702 Corporal Allen Jeffcott CHURCH, 15th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, Zourve Wood, 9 September 1917; admitted to No 2 Stationary Hospital, Abbeville; returned to duty.

Contracted influenza, 27 July 1918; invalided to No 7 Dublin Hospital.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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