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Robert William CROTHERS

Regimental number2848
Place of birthParkville Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
Address1 Brixton Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Bryson, 1 Brixton Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Previous military service64th Infantry
Enlistment date17 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death28 October 1922

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