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Robert Conrad LETHBRIDGE

Regimental number624
Place of birthCampbell Town, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address'The Hili', Sunbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.4
Height6' 0.25"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinFather, R W Lethbridge, 'The Hili', Sunbury, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 22 January 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date24 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Euripides', 22 January 1917; arrived Sydney, 21 February 1917; discharged (medically unfit: fibrositis), Melbourne, 24 May 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Conrice.
Date of death17 November 1966
Place of burialBox Hill Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, LETHBRIDGE Robert Conrad

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