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Herbert ELMSLY

Regimental number2340
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngine driver and fitter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Elmsly, 92 Montreal Street, Sydenham, Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4175 Pte Percy Norman ELMSLY, 2nd Bn, died of wounds, 5 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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