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John Frederick ROBB

Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
AddressToorak, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Arthur Thomas Robb, 'Cintra', Malvern Road, Toorak, Victoria
Previous military service46th Infantry
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 March 1917
Place of burialBaupaume Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Ethel ROBB. Native of Toorak, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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