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Alfred Edward Francis ROBINSON

Regimental number2633
Place of birthCoburg, Victoria
SchoolMorland State School, Victoria
AddressCoburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.6
Height5' 5.25"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Robinson, 3 Sargood Street, Coburg, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 60th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date13 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 April 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 41), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth ROBINSON, 3 Sargood Street, Coburg, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Joined 14th Bn, Gallipoli, 13 November 1915.

Admitted to 4th Field Ambulance, 23 November 1915 (jaundice); discharged to duty and rejoined unit, 1 December 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 1 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Found guilty, Serapeum, 19 April 1916, of being absent from parade, 4pm to 6 pm, 17 April: awarded 7 days' Defaulters.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 June 1916.

Reported wounded in action,. 3 July 1916.Now, 9 July 1916, reported died of wounds, 3 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNAA file incorrectly listed under Service No 7633 on RecordSearch.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBINSON Alfred Edward Francis

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