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William Francis HUBERT

Regimental number4496
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address15 Queen Street, Hyde Park, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 9.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Hubert, 15 Queen Street, Hyde Park, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the 1st Infantry Regiment, Western Australia and South Australia; 18 months in the Scottish Regiment; time expired.
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 June 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Service number on headstone (4498) differs from SN on service file (4496). Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date2 October 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: flat feet and myocardia), Adelaide, 2 October 1916.

War service: 1 year 61 days (of which 165 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 February 1933
Place of burialBerri Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HUBERT William Francis

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