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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Lance Corporal George Cranstoun Robson

13/11/1886
Born at Whittlesea, VIC
21/9/1914
Enlisted in the AIF, 1st Reinforcements, 7th Battalion, aged 27
22/12/1914
Embarked aboard the HMAT A32 Themistocles
5/4/1915
Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt for the Gallipoli campaign
25/4/1915
Landed at Gallipoli
25/4/1915
Wounded in action - shrapnel/bullet wounds to left arm, chest and thigh
1/5/1915
Admitted to Kasr-el-Aini Hospital, Cairo - dangerously ill
28/6/1915
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Egypt - compound fracture of the femur - shrapnel/bullet entered below hip and travelled to the knee
6/7/1915
Admitted to Australian and New Zealand Convalescent Depot, Cairo, Egypt
16/7/1915
Discharged and boarded at Grand Hotel awaiting transport
29/7/1915
Embarked for Australia aboard the Horata
24/8/1915
Returned to Australia
3/2/1916
Returned to light duties
14/7/1916
Discharged from the AIF, medically unfit - paresis left leg following fractured femur
1939
Lost his discharge papers at Noojee/Tanjil Bren, VIC during the fires
20/6/1940
Enlisted in the Australian Army - V84693
24/4/1945
Discharged from the Army as a Staff Sergeant at Heidelberg Military Hospital
6/10/1954
Died at Alphington, VIC, aged 68

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