Robert Richard METCALFE

METCALFE, Robert Richard

Service Number: 4853
Enlisted: 13 July 1915, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Pioneer Battalion
Born: Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Eaglehawk, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Tinsmith
Died: Killed in Action, Bullecourt, France, 10 May 1917
Cemetery: Vaulx Hill Cemetery
Grave - I. G. 20.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bendigo Great War Roll of Honor, Eaglehawk Uniting Church Honour Board and Memorial Windows
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World War 1 Service

13 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4853, 7th Infantry Battalion, Melbourne, Vic.
7 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, 4853, 7th Infantry Battalion
7 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, 4853, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
16 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 5th Pioneer Battalion, Egypt
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4853, 5th Pioneer Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)
10 May 1917: Involvement Private, 4853, 5th Pioneer Battalion
10 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4853, 5th Pioneer Battalion, Bullecourt (Second)

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