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Samuel John KELSO

Regimental number2013
Place of birthAuckland New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTelegraph linesman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Thomas Kelso, Sergeant of Police, Albany, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1383/2265 Pte George William KELSO, 2nd Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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