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James Mervyn ROBINSON

Regimental number795
Place of birthMannanarie, South Australia
AddressMannanarie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.5
Height5' 9"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Grace Robinson, same address
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months in the 24th Australian Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Discharge date14 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 20 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 14 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 January 1978
Age at death85
Place of burialJamestown Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBINSON James Mervyn

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