Cleland, Robert Hamilton (6348)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 26 years 3 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 4 January 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 6348            view online service record

Address:
139 Clark Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
William James Cleland (father)
139 Clark Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 20 March 1916
Ship: HMAT Armadale A26
Port: Sydney, NSW
Unit: 2nd Field Company Engineers – 15th Reinforcements

Fate:
RTA: Tuesday, 2 December 1919
Discharged: Monday, 26 April 1920


Rob played football for Port Melbourne. His brother Tom, who also enlisted, played for Port Railway United.

1915 ‘Footballer-Soldier Wounded.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 22 May, p. 2, viewed 30 April, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91166889

R Cleland was listed on the Swimming Club Roll of Honour, 25 November 1916.

1916 ‘ROLL OF HONOR.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 25 November, p. 2. , viewed 04 Nov 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91164781

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