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Regimental number1281
Date of birth17 August 1888
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Daily Telegraph, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinW S Koeford, c/o Daily Telegraph, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentColour SGT
Unit name3rd Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF3
Promotion date: 6 August 1915


Unit: INF3
Promotion date: 14 November 1915


Unit: Camel Corps
Promotion date: 4 November 1916


Unit: 1Camel Btn
Promotion date: 1 July 1918

Unit: LH15

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).
Recommendation date: 6 August 1915

FateDischarged 29 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Middle East

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

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