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Robert John NEAVE

Regimental number7283
Place of birthTarrayonkyan, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationState school teacher
AddressTarrayonkyan via Coleraine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Neave, Tarrayoukyan, via Coleraine, Victoria
Enlistment date23 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot X, Row C, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Tarrayonkyan Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Robert and Catherine NEAVE
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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