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Robert BERTIE

Regimental number1883
Date of birth2 March 1897
Place of birthEugowra, New South Wales
SchoolMarrickville Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSlaughterman
Address819 Illawarra Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Bertie, 819 Illawarra Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3350 Pte Leo BERTIE, 56th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, (1) 29 August 1916; (2) September 1916; (3) 21 June 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 December 1970
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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