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Robert Henry * DARKER

Regimental number279
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressOxford Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 4.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A. Darker, Brisbane Street off Ipswich Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date14 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 24 October 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)See other record for 279 Robert Henry DARKER.
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard, (Row 7, Grave No. 7), Wiltshire.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rose DARKER, husband of A. DARKER, Brisbane Streeet, Ipswich Road, Brisbane, Queensland. Born at Croydon, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, DARKER Robert Henry *

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