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Robert CRAIG

Regimental number6299
Place of birthGlenarn, Ireland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressKanowna PO, Kanowna, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation45
Height5' 7.5"
Weight197 lbs
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 September 1916
Place of enlistmentKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Discharge date12 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle on HMAT 'Persic', 29 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, 3 March 1917, and marched into 7th Training Bn, Rollestone.

Admitted to Military Hospital, Fargo, 28 March 1917 (put under observation); discharged to 7th Training Bn, 9 April 1917; adjudged medically unfit for service, 8 June 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 1 September 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on HMAT 'Berrima', 31 October 1917; disembarked Fremantle, 22 December 1917. Discharged as being medically unfit for service, Perth, 12 January 1918 (senility).

Medals: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CRAIG Robert

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