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Michael Robson BLACK

Regimental number6773A
Place of birthBerwick on Tweed, England
SchoolBerwick on Tweed, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraper's assistant
AddressFitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 4.5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinFather, G. Black, Marion Street, Brighton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 August 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 July 1918
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row E, Grave No 1), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
George and Catherine BLACK, 117 Bay Street, Brighton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLACK Michael Robson

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