2488 Garnet Edward ROBBINS

Date of enlistment 20th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Lance Corporal
Company C Company
Significant events while with the AIF mm-military-medal-geov-lgeKilled in Action – Pozieres

Awarded Military Medal

cwgcBuried at the Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boisselle


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

Date Location Event
27th July – 4th August 1916 France Killed in Action.
15th July 1916 France Absent without leave from 9am parade. Award 72 hours Field Punishment No.2
29th June 1916 France Took part in night raid on enemy trench. Awarded Military Medal for bravery in the field.
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
21st September 1915 Australia Re-assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
17th September 1915 Australia Assigned to 11th Reinforcements 7th Battalion
30th July 1915 Australia Marched into depot


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