2357 Charles Arthur Laurence ROBBINS

Date of enlistment 5th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Acting Sergeant
Company C Company
Significant events while serving with the AIF Killed in Action

Wounded in Action

Hospitalised sick

Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant

cwgcBuried at Berks Extension Cemetery


Summary of Acting Sergeant Robbins WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
9th March 1918 Belgium Killed in Action by ‘minnie’ shell near Ploegsteert
12th January 1918 Belgium Taken on strength from cadet battalion
7th January 1918 England Proceeded overseas from Southampton
29th December 1917 England Marched in to overseas training brigade, Longbridge Deverill
19th December 1917 Belgium Appointed 2nd Lieutenant and posted to General Infantry Reinforcements
24th August 1917 France Placed on supernumery list and joined cadet battalion
31st July 1917 France Re-joined unit
16th July 1917 England Proceeded overseas to France from Perham Down via Southampton
8th June 1917 England Transferred to Perham Down
30th April 1917 England Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital Dartford
15th March 1917 England Admitted 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth
14th March 1917 France Embarked from Rouen for England on Hospital Ship ‘St.David’
10th March 1917 France Admitted 5th General Hospital, Rouen
8th March 1917 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound cheek, hand, neck
2nd October 1916 Belgium Promoted to Sergeant
24th September 1916 Belgium Re-joined unit
6th September 1916 France To No.23 General Hospital Etaples sick – abscess
4th September 1916 France Promoted to Corporal
7th July 1916 France Promoted to Lance Corporal
26th March 1916 France Disembarked at Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join BEF from Alexandria
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength at Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Embarked Melbourne on RMS ‘Osterley’
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into depot


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