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Robert Stanley STEEL

Regimental number30277
Place of birthWaverley New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMedical student
Address'Glenstrae', Tryon Road, Lindfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, R S Steel, 'Glenstrae', Tryon Road, Lindfield, New South Wales
Previous military service19th Infantry
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 4, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 30278 Gunner Ernest McAustin STEEL, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 28 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 October 1983

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