A miner by trade, Robert George Lugg was a single 31 year old when he enlisted in his birth town of Ballarat on the 14th of June 1917. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on the 4th of August 1917.
Robert was wounded in action on the 17th of May 1918, he was invalided to England on the 25th of May 1918 with gunshot wounds to his right forearm and back; he was admitted to the General Military Hospital in Edmonton, England.
He returned to Australia on the 23rd of March 1919 and was discharged as medically unfit on the 4th of May 1919.
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