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Robert Francis TOUGH

Regimental number695
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGardener
Addressc/o Mrs Cotterill, Mountain View, Culcairn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, William Tough, c/o Mrs Cotterill, Mountain View, Culcairn, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of disease 20 February 1919
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialCharleroi Communal Cemetery (Row G, Grave No. 7), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3404 Pte William Francis TOUGH, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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