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Charles Archibald ROBINSON

Regimental number333
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
SchoolState School, Echuca, Victoria
Other trainingGun Club in Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKanowna, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMrs M Robinson, 24 Gloster Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date22 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 17 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"My brother gave his life without any risk on his unit. I understand that the 10th Light Horse with no more reinforcements - they called for volunteers with the result that most were lost. My brother was shot dead through the head and arm". Details from Ethel Wishart (sister), 18 Broad Arrow Road, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 43), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of William Thomas Chambers and Martha Robinson. Native of Echuca, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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