Robert William Laverick was a boiler maker from Ballarat East when he enlisted on 13th March 1916. He had been born in Ballarat, was 18 years old and single. He was posted to the 60th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 1690. Later, he transferred to the 58th Infantry Battalion. He was killed in action in the Polygon Wood area on 25th September 1917. His name is recorded on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
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