HAINES, Robert

Service Number: 4790
Enlisted: 22 November 1915, Enlisted in Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Liverpool, England, 1892
Home Town: Alberton, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Boilermaker
Died: Killed in action, France, 2 April 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Queenstown Christ Church Honor Roll, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

22 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4790, Enlisted in Adelaide
9 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, 4790, 10th Infantry Battalion
9 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, 4790, 10th Infantry Battalion, RMS Mongolia, Adelaide
20 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 10th Battalion to the 50th Battalion
2 Apr 1917: Involvement Private, 4790, 50th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 21 years

Son of William and Sarah Jane Haines; husband of Mary Haines of 354 Port Road, Portlands, SA and father of Ellen Haines

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served for over 3 years in the Kings Rifles.