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Robert John STREET

Regimental number2204
Place of birthGlen Innes, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressBristol Road, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Snelling Street, The Grange, Bristol Road, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 06-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death7 August 1915
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 19), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Snelling Francis and Mary I. STREET, "The Grange", Bristol Road, Hurstville, New South Wales. Native of Glen Innes, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsTwo cousins Broughton Keith Luscombe killed in action and Roy Stafford who won the VC at Passchendaele, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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