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Robert James Gordon MELVILLE

Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
Address17 David Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs G Melville, 17 David Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name4th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 3 February 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row B, Grave No. II), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
41
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Giacomina MELVILLE, Glenrock, 14 Glen Street, Marrickville, Sydney. Native of Parramatta Road, Five Dock, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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