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Oswald Douglas HEAFT

Regimental number2926
Place of birthAlma Plains, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressParilla, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 4.75"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Ethel Heaft, Bourke Street, Kilkenny, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date7 September 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsOriginally enlisted, 14 June 1915; discharged as medically unfit for further service, 5 October 1915; re-enlisted, 7 September 1916.
Date of death26 June 1963
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEAFT Oswald Douglas

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