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Herbert Ernest BASSETT

Regimental number5047
Place of birthTurners Marsh, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTunnel, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr W Bassett, Tunnel, Tasmania
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Date of death5 September 1961

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