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James Robert PROBERT

Regimental number1644
Place of birthBirmingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.6
Height5' 2.25"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Robert Probert, 89 Highgate Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date14 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Prinz Ludwig', 9 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 14 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 June 1956
Age at death60
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PROBERT James Robert

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