Robert Fawns (Bert) HASLEM


HASLEM, Robert Fawns

Service Numbers: 1849, V8062
Enlisted: 1 February 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (SA)
Born: Kyabram, Victoria, 23 June 1897
Home Town: Kyabram, Campaspe, Victoria
Schooling: Not known
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of Illness, Colac, Victoria, Victoria, Australia, Queensland, Australia, 11 December 1946, aged 49 years
Cemetery: Colac General Cemetery
General Plot, Section 17, Grave 9,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

1 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1849, Melbourne, Victoria
16 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1849, 37th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1849, 37th Infantry Battalion, RMS Orontes, Melbourne
1 Oct 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 39th Infantry Battalion
9 Dec 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1849, 39th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

5 Jul 1940: Enlisted SN V8062
5 Jul 1940: Enlisted SN V8062, Volunteer Defence Corps (SA), Melbourne, Victoria
6 Dec 1946: Involvement Captain, SN V8062, Volunteer Defence Corps (SA), Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Robert Fawns HASLEM was born on 23rd June 1897 in Kyabram, Victoria

His parents were James Richard HASLEM & Elizabeth Ogilvy FAWNS

He married Myrtle Agnes ANDREWS in 1921 (Victoria) - 3 known children, Betty, Roberta & Richard