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Robert Douglas BALDIE

Regimental number87
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressLittle Dean, Chester Street, Teneriffe, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinJohn Baldie, Little Dean, Chester Street, Teneriffe, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in Junior and Senior Cadets for 7 years.
Enlistment date23 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name9th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 14), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Isabella BALDIE, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 2 March 1915.

Promoted Corporal, 29 April 1915.

Killed in action, 8 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BALDIE Robert Douglas

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