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Born in Brunswick, Victoria, Robert Little was a married 25 year old boot maker at the time of his enlistment in Ballarat on the 12th of September 1914. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on the 22nd of December 1914.
He was promoted to Sergeant on the 1st of October 1914, and then to Company Quartermaster Sergeant on the 7th of May 1915.
On the 7th of August 1915 he was wounded in action, but returned to duty the same day.
On the 15th of May 1916, Robert was promoted to Company Sergeant Major.
He was wounded in action on the 1st of October 1917, and transferred to England on the 3rd of October. On the 5th of October, he was admitted to King Edward Memorial Hospital in Ealing, England with gunshot wounds to his back. He was discharged from hospital on the 26th of November 1917.
He was appointed Second Lieutenant on the 18th of December 1918.
On the 15th of February 1919, Robert returned to Australia, and was discharged on the 16th of April 1919.
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