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Robert Struan MARCUS

Regimental number3539
Place of birthPenola, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, Monbulla, New Penola, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPenola, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julia Marcus, Penola, South Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3539A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 June 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 9), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Julia MARCUS, Penola, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother served with the 50th Battalion and was a prisoner of war in Germany for 1 year and 8 months.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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