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Regimental number1017
Place of birthLiverpool, England
SchoolClint Road Boarding School, Liverpool, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs Winterburn, Long Street, Range, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8.5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Cubbin, 29 Needham Road, Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the 3rd Dragoon Guards.
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Place of enlistmentEnoggera, Queensland
Unit name9th Battalion, G Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Surname incorrectly recorded on Nominal Roll as CUBBINS.
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot B, Row VI, Grave No. 4), Malta
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles (d. March 1917) and Ann (d. 15 December 1915) CUBBIN
Family/military connectionsBrother: 8387 Pte Harry CUBBIN, 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers), British Army, killed in action, 30 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 2 March 1915.

Appointed Lance Corporal, Gaba Tepe, 28 May 1915.

Wounded in action, 10 July 1915 (gun shot wound, left leg, arms), and admitted to HS 'Gascon'; transferred to Malta, 18 July 1915, and admitted to Tigne Hospital.

Died of wounds (gun shot wound, chest), 2.15 pm, 13 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as CUBBINS.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CUBBIN Robert

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