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Robert Cross STEVENSON

Regimental number686
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address83 Booth Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33.1
Height5' 6.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Selina Victoria, 83 Booth Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 September 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date13 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Clan McGillivray', 10 July 1916; discharged (medically unfit: neurasthenia), Sydney, 13 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Died as a result of accident.
Date of death17 April 1950
Age at death66
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, STEVENSON Robert Cross

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