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Robert Basil DICKINS

Regimental number180
Place of birthRunnymede, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
AddressJanevale Estate, Laanecoorie, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Dickins, Janevale Estate, Laanecoorie, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale on 6 May 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 6 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 1 January 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DICKINS Robert Basil

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