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Regimental number1971
Place of birthHawthorn Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressYarada, Aspendale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Frederick James Funston, Yarada, Aspendale, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 27 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 68569 Howard Barton FUNSTON, 14th General (Victorian) Reinforcements, embarked 22 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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