Robert Alexander GAMBLE


GAMBLE, Robert Alexander

Service Number: 2893
Enlisted: 25 September 1916, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 60th Infantry Battalion
Born: Washington, USA (c.1895), date not yet discovered
Home Town: Botany, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 26 September 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

25 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney, New South Wales
3 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2893, 60th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
3 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2893, 60th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney

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"Miss Winnie Horan, Back-street, Goulburn, has received the sad news that her friend, Pte. Robert Gamble, of 60th Battalion, was killed in Belgium on September 27, 1917. He was a Sydney boy, but received his training in the Goulburn Camp." - from the Goulburn Evening Penny Post 15 Dec 1917 (