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Robert George DRYDEN

Regimental number4178
Place of birthPicola, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W E Dryden, Cobram, Victoria
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25.11
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Edward and Sarah Jane DRYDEN, Ardmona, Victoria. Native of Yielima, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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