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Robert CORNICK

Regimental number2499
Place of birthBalmain, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolSmith Street Public School, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address59 Crescent Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Mrs. Fanny Keenan, 59 Crescent Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 October 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Field of Mars Cemetery, Ryde, New South Wales. Parents: William and Mary Ann CORNICK. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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