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Robert Ritchie KEIR

Regimental number6524
Place of birthDundee Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs W Keir, 51 Crescent Street, Dundee, Scotland
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade Train 7, Company 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 24 May 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Melbourne on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateKilled in Action 11 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row J, Grave No. 7A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jane KEIR, 51 Crescent Street, Dundee, Scotland

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