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Edward Ernest ROBINSON

Regimental number2974
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressStanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 6"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Louise Robinson, 155 Trafalgar Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1916
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Traffic Control Detachment
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Sydney. Husband of Mrs E. L. ROBINSON. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia', 19 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 27 December 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; died before discharge.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 March 1919
Age at death50
Place of burialSouth Head Cemetery (Church of England Portion), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBINSON Edward Ernest

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