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Robert WOOD

Regimental number4569
Place of birthChippendale New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCanterbury Road, Canterbury Road, Canterbury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, R Wood, Canterbury Road, Canterbury, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6617 Pte Wallace Hyacinth WOOD, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 June 1951
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery

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