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Robert Gibson LATTA

Regimental number3181
Place of birthTermeil New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressUlladulla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Latta, Ulladulla, New South Wales
Previous military service28th Light Horse
Enlistment date7 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 April 1918
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXXIII, Row C, Grave No. 12A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3525 Pte John James LATTA, 54th Bn, died of wounds, 20 November 1916; 2478 Pte Arthur Henry LATTA, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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