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Robert William LISSON

Regimental number6772
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolMitchell's Private School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCook
Address71 Smith Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Lisson, 71 Smith Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Garrison Artillery Hobart.
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death33
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Adam and Caroline LISSON, 15 Evansdale Road, Hawthorn, Melbourne. Native of Hobart, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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