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Robert William RISING

Regimental number7783
Place of birthGoodwood, South Australia
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Rising, 18 College Road, Kent Town, South Australia
Enlistment date10 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialJeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Osscar and Julia RISING, 35 A, Beulah Road, Norwood, South Australia. Commemorated in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Parents: Oscar Gustav (d. 4 September 1910, aged 59; bu. West Terrace) and Julia (d. 4 March 1940, aged 82; bu. West Terrace) RISING~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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