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Robert John MAIN

Regimental number27743
Place of birthNymitibell New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationShearer
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSister, Mrs E M Clayton, 61 Point Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3394 Pte Alfred Ernest MAIN, 53rd Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916; 5134 Pte Charles Hay MAIN, 13th Bn, killed in action, 14 August 1916; 5383 Pte David Alexander MAIN, 16th Bn, died of disease, 4 July 1916; 1627 Pte Walter Sydney MAIN, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 17 October 1916
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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