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Robert REILLY

Regimental number316
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
Address'Bonnie Doon', 26 Campbell Street, Moreland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Reilly, 'Bonnie Doon', 26 Campbell Street, Moreland, Victoria
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Training Squadron Australian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30746 (14 June 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173 (7 November 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Date of death9 May 1967
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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