Alfred Charles ROBBINS

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ROBBINS, Alfred Charles

Service Number: 580
Enlisted: 5 September 1914, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 1st Light Horse Regiment
Born: Rylstone, New South Wales, Australia, 1880
Home Town: Rylstone, Mid-Western Regional, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Horse Breaker
Died: Died of wounds - head, Greek Hospitall, Alexandria, Egypt, 13 June 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row L, Grave 110 Chaplain D.M.M. Bartlett officiated. Headstone inscription reads: Greater love hath no man than this giveth his life for his friends, Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 580, 1st Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Sydney
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 580, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 580, 1st Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney
27 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 580, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Penetrating head wound
13 Jun 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 580, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Henry and Rebecca Robbins of Buchanan Street, Kandos, NSW previously of Ilford Street, Rylstone, NSW

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