Robert John Trembath (Bob) BALL


BALL, Robert John Trembath

Service Number: 4748
Enlisted: 4 January 1917, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 30th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, July 1886
Home Town: Summer Hill, Ashfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Summer Hill & Canterbury Public Schools, NSW
Occupation: Correspondence clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 21 February 1918
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
Plot 31, Row G, Grave 33.
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Rozelle Sydney Harbour Trust Officers and Employees Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4748, Liverpool, New South Wales
24 Jan 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4748, 30th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Jan 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4748, 30th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Sydney
11 Feb 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 4748, 30th Infantry Battalion, Shell wound (head)
21 Feb 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 4748, 30th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Robert John Trembath BALL was born in Sydney in 1886 under the surname BALLS - her served under BALL

His parents were Robert BALLS & Sarah GRAYTHER who married in Sydney in 1882

He married Winifred Gladys GARDINER on 3rd April, 1912 in St Andrews Cathedral, Sydney - one daughter Winifred born 1914

Robert died of wounds in France on 21st February, 1918 and is buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery


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