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Robert William MELLOR

Regimental number6355
Place of birthNew South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPackerman
AddressBelmont, Western Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rhoda Mary Mellor, Belgravia Street, Belmont, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialSancturary Wood Cemetery (Plot V, Row U, Grave No. 7), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Rhoda MELLOR, Belgravia Street, Belmont, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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