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Robert John SELKRIG

Regimental number345
Place of birthAbbotsford Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPullutt via Dimboola, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret G Selkrig, 82 Studley Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date6 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 22), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Sabina SELKRIG; husband of Margaret SELKRIG, Pullut, Victoria. Native of Abbotsford, Victoria

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