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Charles Walter ROBINSON

Date of birth19 March 1879
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationInspector of Public Health
Address8 St John's Avenue, Camberwell, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMrs L Robinson, 8 St John's Avenue, Camberwell, Victoria
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/100/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Train
Promotions

Major


Unit: 5th Divisional Train
Promotion date: 24 March 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Order of the British Empire, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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