Service Number: 8551568

Rank: Private

Unit: 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment

Service: Australian Army

Conflict / Operation: Afghanistan, 2001-

Conflict eligibility date:  Afghanistan, 2001-

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Date of death: 29 August 2012

Place of death: Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan

Cause of death: Killed by Afghan National Army soldier

Age at death: 23

Source: AWM file

Location on the Roll of Honour

Robert Hugh Frederick Poate's name is located at 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Plan of Commemorative area showing which panel the name Robert Hugh Frederick Poate's is located

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