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Robert Nicholas Brown CONACHER

Regimental number6326
ReligionMethodist
OccupationUpholsterer
Address18 Melville Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Conacher, 18 Melville Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 10
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. At great personal risk he extinguished a fire which broke out in an ammunition dump, thereby undoubtedly saving much ammunition from explosion.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

Date of death23 August 1960
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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