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Edley Cyril HORTIN

Regimental number1047
Place of birthSt Leonards, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Addressc/o George Henry Hortin, Gladstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height6' 0"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Henry Hortin, Gladstone, Tasmania
Enlistment date25 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3972
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1917
Discharge date2 July 1915
Other details

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Suevic', 28 April 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 2 July 1915.
Miscellaneous detailsSee 3972 Edely Cyril HORTIN for second period of service.
Date of death12 June 1952
SourcesNAA: B2455, HORTIN Edley Cyril

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