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Regimental number2934
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.5
Height5' 2"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Gledhill, 30 Higher South Street, Darwen, Lancashire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1917
Discharge date27 August 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', 5 April 1917; discharged (medically unfit: epilepsy, bunions), Sydney, 27 August 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Darwin, Lancashire, England. File incorrectly entered on NAA RecordSearch as 3935 GLEDHILL.
Date of death1918
Place of burialDarwen Cemetery, Lancashire, England
SourcesNAA: B2455, GLEDHILL Thomas

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