Regimental number25576
Place of birthYork, Yorkshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs Warburton, Grafton Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.9
Height5' 9.75"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMrs E Curtis, Fox Lane Farm, Barnbors, Doncaster, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 11, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Discharge date31 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 29 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 14 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 16 January 1917; taken on strength, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column, 9 March 1917.

Mustered as Driver, 22 March 1917.

Wounded in action, 22 September 1917 (gas shell), and admitted to 7th Australian Field Ambulance, 22 September 1917; transferred to 10th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 October 1917; to 9th General Hospital, Rouen, 21 October 1917; to England, 22 October 1917, and admitted to Royal Victorian Hospital, Netley; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 4 January 1918; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 7 February 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Tofua', 13 March 1918; disembarked Sydney, 16 June 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 31 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 September 1959
Age at death69
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CURTIS Robert