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Robert Henry ANGUS

Regimental number3488
Place of birthSouth Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressSir Henry Barkly Hotel, Punt Road, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.9
Height5' 5.75"
Weight117 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Dureau, Sir Henry Barkly Hotel, Punt Road, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date9 May 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 January 1920
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Megantic', 9 January 1920; disembarked Melbourne, 20 February 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 22 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 November 1966
Age at death69
Place of burialDeniliquin Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANGUS Robert Henry

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