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Robert OLIVER

Regimental number2238
Place of birthBacchus Marsh Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPrinter's feeder
Address17 "The Crofts", Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Grace Mary Oliver, 17 'The Crofts', Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date11 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1918
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Clara OLIVER. Native of Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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