Robert George Henderson PROUDFOOT

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PROUDFOOT, Robert George Henderson

Service Number: 2661
Enlisted: 25 May 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Perth, Scotland, March 1896
Home Town: Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Southern District School, Perth, Scotland
Occupation: Motor mechanic/Warehouseman (Dunlop Rubber)
Died: Killed In Action, To Be Determined, Mouquet Farm, France, 21 August 1916
Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No.2
XXXIV M 14, Serre Road Cemetery No 2, Beaumont Hamel, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

25 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2661, Brisbane, Queensland
16 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2661, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2661, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2661, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2661, 9th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Robert George Henderson PROUDFOOT was born in Perth, Scotland in 1896

His parents were George & Jane Bryce PROUDFOOT

Robert was Killed in Action at Mouquet Farm on 21st August, 1916

His brother William Mason PROUDFOOT (SN 2662) was Killed in Action in 1917 (he was awarded the Military Medal)