Robert Coverdale

Name Robert Coverdale

Number Private 893

Battalion 9th Light Horse

Place of Birth Broomfield Victoria

Next of Kin His mother Sarah 76 Budd St Collingwood

Date and place of enlistment 21/9/1914 at Broadmeadows

Physical details on enlistment Age 21, 5’8”, 148 pounds


Occupation labourer

Date and place of death He was killed in action at Gallipoli on 29/8/1915

Location of grave or memorial He is on the Lone Pine Memorial Gallipoli

Relationship to Woorayl Shire He was from the Dollar area

Military History

• 21/9/14 enlisted at Broadmeadows

• 8/5/15 embarked Melbourne on the HMAT Kabinga

• went to Gallipoli

• 29/8/15 killed at Gallipoli aged 22

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