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Robert John Trembath BALL

Regimental number4748
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolSummer Hills and Canterbury Public Schools, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
AddressCroydon, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs W G Ball, 'Wombeyan', The Crescent, Malvern Hill, Croydon, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as a Lieutenant in the Compulsory Military Training scheme (Glebe District, NSW).
Enlistment date4 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 February 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death21 February 1918
Age at death31.7
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXXI, Row G, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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