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Regimental number3330
Place of birthShepparton, Victoria
AddressMooroopna, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 9.75"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs A E Brown, Mooroopna, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Place of enlistmentShepparton, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 October 1916
Discharge date31 January 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Joined 7th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 20 January 1916. Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, 21 January 1916 (mumps); transferred same day to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo; discharged, 21 February 1916; rejoined Bn, Serapeum, 9 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 31 March 1916.

Wounded in action, 22-23 July 1916 (gun shot wound, left thigh); admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, 23 July 1916; transferred to 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 25 July 1916; 11th General Hospital, Rouen, 26 July 1917; to England, 27 July 1916, and admitted to Graylingwell War Hospital, Chichester, 28 July 1916; transferred to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 26 August 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Ajana', 17 October 1916; disembarked ; discharged, Melbourne (medically unfit), 31 January 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 January 1956
Age at death69
Place of burialKyabram Cemetery, Victoria

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