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Robert ANGUS

Regimental number530
Place of birthTen Mile, Jamieson, Victoria
SchoolTen Mile State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressArundel Street, Benalla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs Elizabeth Brook, Arundel Street, Benalla, Victoria
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven name on RoHc is Robert Laurence. Had been working at his trade at Greenbushes W Australia and was home for a holiday when war broke out, enlisted in September and sailed for the front in December 1914.
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1915
Place of death or woundingCourtneys Post, Gallipoli
Date of death9 May 1915
Age at death21.1
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
71
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sone of Elizabeth BROOK (formerly ANGUS), Barkey Stret, Benalla, victoria, and the late John ANGUS. Native of Ten Mile, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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