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Garnet Melville HEASLIP

Regimental number3600
Place of birthGladstone, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29.8
Height5' 7.5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Heaslip, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 July 1917
Place of enlistmentPort Pirie, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Discharge date21 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3599 Pte Alexander Aitcheson HEASLIP, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Warwickshire', 15 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit: malaria), Adelaide, 21 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 December 1965
Place of burialNorth Brighton Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEASLIP Garnet Melville

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