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Robert CROSTHWAITE

Regimental number2085
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
SchoolScarsdale State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
Address41 Russel Street, Chilwell, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Crosthwaite, 41 Russel Street, Chilwell, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 March 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialMartinpuick British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Clara CROSTHWAITE. Native of Ballarat, Victoria

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