Robert Walter BLACKBURN


BLACKBURN, Robert Walter

Service Number: 620
Enlisted: 3 February 1915
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Essex, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Goondiwindi, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Cook
Died: Killed in action, France, 8 June 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 620, 26th Infantry Battalion
26 Jun 1915: Involvement Driver, SN 620, 26th Infantry Battalion
26 Jun 1915: Embarked Driver, SN 620, 26th Infantry Battalion, SS Melbourne, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

He served under the alias of Robert Walter Blackburn. His correct name is Arthur William Blackburn.