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Robert William DUCKER

Regimental number2577
Place of birthColliery England
SchoolLondonderry Boys School, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Mrs Eliz Alice Ellimore, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Enlistment date11 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 June 1917
Place of death or woundingDied of Wounds at Clearing Station, France.
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, row C, Grave No. 117), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis Thomas and Elizabeth DUCKER, New Seaham, Sunderland, England
Family/military connectionsHarry Ellemor who died in France of wounds. The two boys came to Australia together and lived at the same address.

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