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Regimental number2852
Date of birth14 September 1893
Place of birthPuddledock, near Armidale, New South Wales
AddressEllen Park, Puddle Dock via Armidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Edward Handebo, Ellen Park, Puddle Dock via Armidale, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3000 Private Charles HANDEBO, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement, returned to Australia 13 March 1919.
Other details

War Service: Originally enlisted as Private, Regimental No. 196, 20th Battalion, during 1915. Discharged medically unfit 23 June 1915.

Re-enlisted as Private, Regimental No. 2852, 1st Battalion, 10 November 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal.

Also served in the Second World War, N316, Sergeant, Lof C Area Workshops A.E.M.E. Service, enlisted 25 August 1940; discharged 20 October 1943.

Medals: War Medal 1939/45, Australian Service Medal

Date of death3 September 1970
Place of burialArmidale Cemetery, New South Wales

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