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Robert William HEWITT

Regimental number64064
Date of birth17 October 1896
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Address18 Phillip Street, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21 years 9 months
Height5' 8.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marion Hewitt, 18 Phillip Street, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Senior Cadets
Enlistment date8 July 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Discharge date19 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Madras', 28 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 August 1919; discharged Sydney, 19 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEWITT Robert William

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