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Robert Frederick COMFORT

Regimental number8797
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
Other trainingTechnical College
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressBennett's Road, Coorparoo, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E M Comfort, Bennett's Road, Coorparoo, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 13 March 1917
Place of death or woundingMartinpuich
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialMartinpuick British Cemetery *Row B, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Edward and Edith Margaret COMFORT, Bennetts Road, Coorparoo, Brisbane, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother

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