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Walter Ernest James ROBINS

Regimental number7807
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNight Officer
AddressCootamundra, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 8"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinWife, R Robins, 120 King Street, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceMilitia 2 years 5 monthsLieut Lieut 31st Infantry Lieut 36th Senior Cadets
Enlistment date7 August 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick ROBINS and Harriett GREEN
Discharge date8 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 23 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 20 Novmeber 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 5 January 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 8 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death16 August 1933
Age at death42
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBINS Walter Ernest James

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