Robert (Bob) ABERNETHY


Service Number: 373
Enlisted: 20 January 1916, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brown's Mountain, Cambewarra, New South Wales, Australia, 19 February 1887
Home Town: Cambewarra, Shoalhaven Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: War Service (Gas) Complications, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia , 2 July 1932, aged 45 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Memorials: Nowra Soldiers Memorial, Nowra St Andrew's Presbyterian Church War Memorial Tower and Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

20 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, 373, Liverpool, New South Wales
13 May 1916: Involvement Private, 373, 36th Infantry Battalion
13 May 1916: Embarked Private, 373, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney
16 Jul 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 373, 36th Infantry Battalion, Battle of Messines, GSW Right Cheek
31 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 36th Infantry Battalion
17 Jan 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 36th Infantry Battalion
12 May 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, 373, 36th Infantry Battalion, RTA per "Rauhine" (MU Pulmonary Tuberculosis)
4 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, 373, 36th Infantry Battalion

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