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|Place of Birth:||Glasgow (Scotland)|
|Next of Kin:||E. Bankart - Sister ; Lowdoun House, Auckland, New Zealand.|
|Biographical notes:||Had Malaria about 4 years ago. (c 1913)|
|Date of Enlistment:||5-Apr-1916|
|Age at Enlistment:||45|
|Place of Enlistment:||Darwin|
|Unit:||Miners 1st Military District|
|Service:||Australian Imperial Force|
|Service History:||Robb was in the April 1916 Contingent on the SS 'Montoro'. Robb's unit embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT A38 'Ulysses' on 25 October 1916 and arrived in Plymouth 28 December 1916. He left England 28 January 1917 but on reaching Etaples was struck down with bronchitis. He was evacuated back to England and was treated in the Norfolk War Hospital and the 3rd Auxiliary Hospital before being discharged. He returned to Australia 4 May 1917 on HT 'Runic' and was discharged medically unfit 30 July 1917.|
|Related link:||Embarkation Roll|
"Our boys at the front", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 13 April 1916: p.14.
Darwin Returned Services League (RSL): a concise history of its conception and development by Clive Francis (Frank) Geddes, OAM edited by Norman S. Cramp. Darwin : Darwin Returned Services League (RSL), 2013: p. 67.
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
|Appears in Collections:||Returned ANZACs|
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