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Robert Henry KEIR

Regimental number59
Place of birthSouth Yarra Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressHume Street, Echuca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, R K Keir, Hume Street, Echuca, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, Headquarters, Band
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Guerre


Recommendation date: 20 January 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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