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Robert Francis BREAKELL

Regimental number2929
Place of birthPreston, Lancashire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Henry Breakell, Waddering, Mount Marshall via Kununoppin, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 14 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2352 Pte Stanley BREAKELL, 28th Bn, killed in action, Pozieres, France, 3-6 November 1916.
Date of death24 April 1967
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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