Badge Number: S26610, Sub Branch: Gladstone

BALLANTYNE, Robert Sydney

Service Number: 1627
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Black Rock South Australia, 22 April 1893
Home Town: Yongala, South Australia
Schooling: Dug Out School, Bully Acre and Yatina. South Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: 26 December 1953, aged 60 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Gladstone Cemetery (SA)
Memorials: Bruce WW1 & WW2 Roll of Honor, Hammond Roll of Honor, Orroroo District Roll of Honour WW1
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World War 1 Service

11 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, 1627, 48th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Aeneas embarkation_ship_number: A60 public_note: ''
11 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, 1627, 48th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, 1627, 48th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Honoured Military Medal

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Biography contributed by Kathleen Bambridge

General birwood presented his Military Medal to him on 6 March 1920.