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Robert Michael PARFITT

Regimental number11523
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressFerndale, Cathcart, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSister, Mrs H Comben, Ferndale, Cathcart, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name5th Field Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 7 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialMartinpuick British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Eliza PARFITT. Native of London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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