Vincent John Henry James HUCKSTADT

Regimental number3162
Place of birthDungog, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressVandon Grove, Dungog, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.7
Height5' 7"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Huckstadt, Vandon Grove, Dungog, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 October 1916
Place of enlistmentRutherford, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Discharge date3 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australiaon board HT 'Persic', 21 December 1917; discharged (medically unfit: mustard gas poisoning), 3 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 May 1924
Age at death28
Place of burialSt Saviour's Anglican Church Graveyard, Punchbowl, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HUCKSTADT Vincent John Henry James