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Regimental number1752
Place of birthBalranald, New South Wales
AddressLake Boga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8.875"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs F Baker, Lake Boga, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Place of enlistmentSwan Hill, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 August 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined 6th Bn at Gallipoli, 17 June 1915.

Admitted to HS ‘Neuralia’, 7 August 1915 (sunstroke); transferred to No 2 General Hospital, Ghezireh, Egypt, 14 August 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT ‘Euripides’, 29 August 1915.

Medical report, Melbourne Hospital, 14 October 1915, stated condition due to ‘strain and exposure of service’.

Discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 28 December 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Notation beneath Victory Medal stamp: ‘Returned 10/5/29'.

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