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Regimental number4542
Place of birthGympie, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressInglewood Hills, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.6
Height5' 3"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Emma Heirdsfield, Inglewood Hills, Gympie, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date3 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 November 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7723 Pte Charles Frederick HEIRDSFIELD, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orvieto', 1 November 1919 (with wife); disembarked Brisbane, 19 December 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 2 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 August 1960
Place of burialNambour Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEIRDSFIELD Jack Steven

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