Robert Donald USHER

USHER, Robert Donald

Service Numbers: 1193, 1335
Enlisted: 21 October 1914
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Waverley, New South Wales, Australia, 5 January 1886
Home Town: Waverton, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway Employee
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 1 May 1915, aged 29 years
Cemetery: 4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery
Row C, Grave 15.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Baulkham Hills William Thompson Masonic School War Memorial, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board, Sydney United Grand Lodge Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

21 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1193, 4th Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, 1193, 4th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, 1193, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
10 Feb 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 4th Infantry Battalion
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 1335, 4th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
1 May 1915: Involvement Corporal, 1335, 4th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Rober John and Mary Jane Usher of Bankstown, NSW

Husband of Charlotte Caroline Usher of 'Jesmondene', Bay Road, North Shore, Sydney, NSW later of Batlow, NSW

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