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Robert Douglas NIBLOCK

Regimental number421
Place of birthBelfast, Ireland
SchoolScotch College (Belfast?)
Age on arrival in Australia21
AddressColac, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, John Niblock, Cumbor, Belfast, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds No date of fate entered on Nom
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 94), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Agnes NIBLOCK; husband of Louisa E.D. NIBLOCK, 275 Hyde Street, Yarraville, Victoria. Native of Belfast, Ireland

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