Robbins John James

SURNAME Robbins
NAME John James
PLACE-BIRTH Port Douglas, Qld
OCCUPATION Farmer
PLACE-ENLISTMENT Port Douglas, Qld
DATE-ENLISTMENT 6/01/1915
NEXT-OF-KIN (father) John George Robbins, "Mayfield", Mowbray, Port Douglas, Qld
LINK-TO-DOUGLAS SHIRE Born, worked and enlisted in the district.
REGIMENT-1 Other Light Horse
DATE-DISCHARGED 4/03/1915
OTHER-INFO Awarded the 14/15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal
STORY-OUTLINE John Robbins was born in Port Douglas and enlisted there on 6/01/1915. He was listed as Unallocated Light Horse. He was sent to camp at Enoggera in Brisbane, where on 22/02/1915 he appeared before a Medical Board, suffering malaria and chronic rheumatism and was declared unfit for active service. His discharge was completed on 4/03/1915.
SERVICE-NO Depot