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Robert William GROVES

Regimental number1985
Date of birth--/06/1885; secondary dob: 11/06/1885
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolPort Adelaide Public School and Way College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRussell Street, Alberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Robert Groves, Russell Street, Alberton, South Australia
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit name22nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF22
Promotion date: 18 October 1916


Unit: INF22
Promotion date: 25 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6463 Pte George Eaton GROVES MM, 10th Bn, died of wounds, 31 July 1918
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium

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