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Regimental number4995
Place of birthLiverpool, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKia Ora, Wilga Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 7.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Colvin, Kia Ora, Wilga Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 January 1916
Place of enlistmentCowra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian Mechanical Transport Service
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919

Discharge date28 July 1920
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nevasa', 5 March 1919; disembarked Sydney, 23 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 28 July 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death3 July 1935
SourcesNAA: B2455, COLVIN Robert

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