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Robert Hilton MATHESON

Regimental number3456
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationShop assistant
Address7 Cavendish Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Robert Matheson, 7 Cavendish Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentProv SGT
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 23 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
1785
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Edith F. MATHESON, 9 Duncan Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia. Native of Bathurst, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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