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Robert DUFF

Regimental number1193
Place of birthLlanley Scotland
SchoolPhilip School, Kirkculdy, Fifeshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia44
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressShepherd's Buildings, Painsford, Falkirk, Scotland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Duff, Shepherd's Buildings, Painsford, Falkirk, Scotland
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death46
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Sp. Mem. B. 11), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Janet Stewart DUFF, husband of Elizabeth DUFF, Shepherd's Buildings, Bainsford, Falkirk, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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