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Robert DONOVAN

Regimental number993A
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMurray Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Michael Donovan, Mrs. Catherine Donovan, Murray Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A21 Marere on 16 August 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll933
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2752 Pte Michael DONOVAN, 2nd Pioneer Bn, killed in action, 27 September 1917; 1185 Pte James DONOVAN, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 19 May 1918.
Other details

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

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