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Robert Turner FARISH

Regimental number875
Place of birthSt Arnaud Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWellington Street, St Arnaud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, R F Farish, Wellington Street, St Arnaud, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name on NR should be Robert Turner
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 20), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert Turner and Ann Elizabeth FARISH, Bowen Street, St. Arnaud, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 876 Pte Albert Nimon FARISH, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 April 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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