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Robert BLACK

Regimental number2362
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressKenny Street, Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Black, Maria Creek, Innisfail, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date13 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 8 May 1918
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Date of death8 May 1918
Age at death22
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 21), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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