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Gunner Thomas Robinson

Ancestor Details

Thomas Richard Robinson

Ancestor's date of birth: 24/07/1879

Ancestor's date of death: 03/10/1957

Cause of Death: age related

Service and Life Before the Boer War: Born Batemans Bay, NSW and served as a gunner with 'A' Field Battery NSW Permanent Artillery.

Service Number: 2935

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW. Place of Enlistment: Victoria Barracks, Sydney

Unit: draft for 'A'Fd Bty Royal Australian Artillery

Rank attained in Boer War: GNR, Date Effective: 17/03/1901

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War service.

Murray Page: 56

Contingent: Draft for 'A' Fd Bty, Fifth New South Wales Contingent

Ship: Maplemore, Date of Sailing: 17/03/1901

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Awards/Decorations/Commendations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Transvaal and SA 1901 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Professional soldier

Details of service in war: Saw Service in Transvaal.

Service and life after the Boer War: Later worked for the NSW Tramways Department

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Faye Muriette Taylor, Molong NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Daughter


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