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Robert Harold DAVIES

Regimental number168
Date of birth1893
Place of birthLeicester, England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kin(Parents' address not known)
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Field Ambulance, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1916
Other details

War service: proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 2 March 1915.

Admitted to No. 3 Australian Field Ambulance, 26 June 1915; transferred to No. 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 27 June 1915; to hospital, Malta, 25 July 1915; to St David's Hospital, Malta, 14 August 1915; to Hospital Ship 'Grantilly Castle', 20 August 1915; embarked for England, 21 August 1915. Admitted to King George Hospital, Stamford Street, London, 30 August 1915. Arrived at Depot, Abbeywood, 10 March 1916; transferred to No. 1 Command Depot, Weymouth, 28 July 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board H.T. 'Marathon', 8 August 1916 (enteric debility); disembarked Adelaide, 26 September 1916; discharged, 13 July 1917 (medical unfitness, not due to misconduct).

Total war service: 2 years 324 days (of which 1 year 342 days were abroad).

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

Date of death1954
Age at death61
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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