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Edwin Walton ROBINSON

Regimental number2043
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSchool teacher
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5.5"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Robinson, Peary Street, Northgate, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets, Area 5B.
Enlistment date29 April 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A65 Clan Macewan on 9 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 14 March 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Euripides', 14 March 1919 (malaria); arrived Melbourne, 20 April 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), 8 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBINSON Edwin Walton

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