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Robert John McNIVEN

Regimental number2920
Place of birthGisborne, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinBrother, Wm J M McNiven, Gisbourne PO, Gisbourne, New Zealand
Enlistment date23 November 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 9 February 1918

FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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