Robert Alfred CASSIDY

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CASSIDY, Robert Alfred

Service Number: 1139
Enlisted: 29 September 1914
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: St Peters, New South Wales, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Leichhardt, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Superior Public School, Leichhardt
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 9 April 1917
Cemetery: Hermies Hill British Cemetery
Plot I, Row H, Grave 35
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World War 1 Service

29 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1139, 1st Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1139, 1st Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1139, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
7 Nov 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1st Infantry Battalion
14 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 1st Infantry Battalion
25 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 1st Infantry Battalion
9 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 1st Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Robert was born as Alfred Robert CASSIDY in St Peters, Sydney in 1893

His parents were Thomas Francis CASSIDY & Sarah Jane ANDERSON who married in Sydney in 1892