Robin Gordon TELFER

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TELFER, Robin Gordon

Service Number: 85
Enlisted: 24 August 1914, Ballarat, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd Light Trench Mortar Battery
Born: Ross Creek, Victoria, 1895
Home Town: Ross Creek, Golden Plains, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Killed in Action, France, 18 August 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ross Creek Roll of Honor, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 85, Ballarat, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 85, 8th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 85, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 85, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 85, 2nd Light Trench Mortar Battery, Battle for Pozières

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