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Geoffrey Ansell Robin was born in Petersham, NSW, was single and a Land surveyor living in Ballarat when he enlisted in the 1st Field Company Engineers on 5 October 1914 at the age of 22. His unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914. He was transferred to hospital in Mudros for enteritis. According to his records this proved troublesome, resulting in his discharge on 23 December 1915.
He re-enlisted for battle during World War Two, reaching the rank of Major.
His name is listed as Gaffney Ansell Robin on the AIF site.
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