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Tasman Arthur Phelps FURZE

Regimental number110A
Place of birthHastings, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWyuna Town, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9.25"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E C Furze, Wyuna Town, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in No 2 Squadron, Australian Light Horse, Echuca; time expired.
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 May 1915
Place of enlistmentEchuca, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll110
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Discharge date6 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orea', 19 February 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 6 June 1919.

War service: 1502 days (of which 1421 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsThird given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Philps.
SourcesNAA: B2455, FURZE Tasman Arthur Phelps

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