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Robert James Sabiston BRYCE

Regimental number39397
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9.25"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, R Bryce, Victoria Avenue, Canterbury, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 January 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 34
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery Headquarters
FateDischarged 16 April 1919
Discharge date16 April 1919
Family/military connectionsFather-in-Law (future): 2134 Pte Andreas VOITKUN, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 30 April 1918; disembarked Suez, 7 June 1918, and taken on strength, Australian Camp.

Transferred to Alexandria for embarkation overseas.

Disembarked Southampton, England, 16 July 1918, and marched into Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Heytsbury.

Proceeded overseas to France, 17 October 1918; marched into Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, 18 October 1918. Taken on strength, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, 28 October 1918.

Detached to 2nd Division Headquarters, 5 January 1919.

On leave to United Kingdom, 6-24 April 1919.

Taken on strength, 2nd Division Headquarters, 25 January 1919.

Discharged in London (demobilisation of AIF), 16 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 June 1970
Age at death71
Place of burialCremated: Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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