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Gordon Christie ROBBIE

Regimental number2042
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
OccupationFitter and turner
Address'Bradfield', Ormand Parade, Hurstville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 7"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Robbie, 'Bradfield', Ormand Parade, Hurstville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceYes Militia 3 yrs Engineers
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 6 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1918
Date of death10 April 1919
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRandwick Cemetery (Portion Presbyterian, Plot F, Grave No. 40), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Margaret ROBBIE. Native of Marrickville, New South Wales. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, New South Wales
Discharge date7 September 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4528 Corporal David ROBBIE, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Karoola', 16 February 1918; disembarked 10 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), 7 September 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBBIE Gordon Christie

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