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Robert HEGGEN

Regimental number25895
Date of birth20 July 1891
Place of birthKyabram, Victoria
SchoolRochester School and Flemington State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressHastings, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W Heggen, Hastings Post Office, Hastings, Victoria
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 14, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/41/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade, 16th Battery
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Discharge date31 August 1919 - Melbourne, Victoria
Other detailsReturned to Australia on board the New Zealand Ship 'Mahia'
Date of death8 January 1984
Age at death92
Place of burialKerang Cemetery, Victoria

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