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Robert James WILTSHIRE

Regimental number646
Place of birthElmhurst, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressElmhurst, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Gray, Elmhurst, Victoria
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 10 March 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 348), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret WILTSHIRE
Other detailsWar service: Egypt. Died of heart failure.

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