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Vincent Selstine HOAD

Regimental number7127
Date of birth12 July 1896
Place of birthCarcoar, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address122 Alexandra Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.4
Height5' 8.25"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Hoad, 122 Alexandra Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 weeks in the Citizen Military Forces; transferred to the AIF.
Enlistment date9 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Discharge date7 May 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 13 June 1917 (gun shot wound, arm: severe).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 20 December 1917; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right femur, ankylosis knee), 7 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No NX1704.
SourcesNAA: B883, HOAD Vincent Selstine

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