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Born in Williamstown, Victoria, Robert Henry Hiddle was a single 24 year old battery feeder at the time of his enlistment in Ballarat on the 15th of January 1915. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on the 17th of April 1915.
On the 9th of August 1916, Robert was wounded in action with a bullet wound to his shoulder.
On the 22nd of September 1918, Robert was taken on strength with the Australian Army Veterinary Hospital.
He returned to Australia on the 10th of May 1919 and was discharged as medically unfit on the 24th of August 1919.
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