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Richard Herbert ROBINSON

Regimental number17441
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolNorth Melbourne State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith's assistant
AddressBayswater, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs M E Robinson, corner of South Crescent and Anzac Street, Bayswater, Western Australia
Previous military service22nd Australian Army Medical Corps; Served for five years in No. 4 Field Ambulance, Perth, Western Australia, before enlisting in the AIF
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 1 April 1918
Place of death or woundingMericourt, France
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialBonnay Communal Cemetery Extension (Row A, Grave 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Isabella ROBINSON. Husband of Mary Ellen (Nell) (nee Englett) ROBINSON, Slade Street, Bayswater, Western Australia. Native of Melbourne
Family/military connectionsCousin: Corporal Clarence John ROBINSON, Regimental No. 1473, 12th Battalion, died of wounds, 14 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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