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Cecil Traynor AGASSIZ

Regimental number6
Date of birth--/08/1880
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFactory manager
AddressForbes Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 11"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Agassiz, 39 Forbes Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in 1st A.H., 2 years in P.W.L.H, and 15 months in the police.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name3rd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF55
Promotion date: 10 April 1916


Unit: INF55
Promotion date: 31 July 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 5 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

SourcesNAA: B2455, AGASSIZ Cecil Traynor

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