Robert Edmund EMMOTT


EMMOTT, Robert Edmund

Service Number: 1083
Enlisted: 12 September 1914, Inglewood, Vic.
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fairfield, Victoria, Australia, 12 September 1895
Home Town: Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 15 April 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Dromana War Memorial, Inglewood War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

12 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1083, 6th Infantry Battalion, Inglewood, Vic.
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1083, 6th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1083, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
15 Apr 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 1083, 6th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Alphina Theodora and the late Joseph Samuel EMMOTT, Buena Vista, Red Hill, Victoria

The news of the death on active service of Sergeant R. E. Emmott was received in Inglewood on Saturday. The deceased was a brother of the of the Messrs. Emmott, of the local Valvoline Oil Company,  and was well and favorably known.