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Regimental number1375
Place of birthRadlett, Hertfordshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressUnwin Street, Canterbury, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.2
Height5' 5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs P Gunton, Clarian, Unwin Street, Canterbury, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 November 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date31 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Burmah', 14 December 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 31 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 November 1972
Age at death84
Place of burialWoden Cemetery, ACT
SourcesNAA: B2455, HORSTEAD Joseph

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