Percy Clarence ROBBIE

Badge Number: 23532

ROBBIE, Percy Clarence

Service Numbers: 2773A, 2773, 2773b
Enlisted: 23 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Echuca, Victoria, Australia , 9 July 1899
Home Town: Semaphore, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Hairdresser
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World War 1 Service

23 Jul 1915: Enlisted
26 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2773A, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Keswick, SA
27 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2773, 27th Infantry Battalion
27 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2773, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
28 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 10th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 27th Battalion
25 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2773A, 10th Infantry Battalion, Mild gunshot wound to the buttock and
15 Apr 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2773A, 10th Infantry Battalion, Second occasion. Severe gunshot wound to the left arm and evacuated to England on board HS Viper
25 Jun 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2773A, 10th Infantry Battalion, Discharged 4th Military District as medically unfit due to nerve damage from wounding
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, SN 2773b, 10th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Date of birth is shown as 1899 and date of enlisted is given as 1915 this makes him as being under age at the time of enlistment

Son of Alexander Robbie and Eva Rebecca Robbie nee Watson of Newman Street, Semaphore, SA. Brother of Florence May Robbie

Husband of  Esther Annie Robbie nee James. Father of John Desmond Robbie, Mona Mary Robbie and Joy Dawn Robbie

On 5 April 1918 he commenced his return to Australia wounded with severe gunshot wound to the arm on board HT Borda

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