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Regimental number55842
Date of birth9 February 1893
Place of birthRiga, Latvia, Russia
AddressPort Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9.75"
Weight180 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Kasak, Wind Street, No 16, Riga, Russia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 May 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameGeneral Reinforcements (2nd South Australian)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Discharge date24 March 1919
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 5 June 1918; disembarked Liverpool, England, 11 August 1918. Marched in to 9th Training Bn, Fovant, 12 August 1918, and allotted to Reinforcements, 43rd Bn. Found guilty, 20 September 1918, of quitting the ranks without permission, 19 September 1918: awarded 5 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 5 days' pay.

Admitted to Salisbury Isolation Hospital, 10 October 1918 (diptheria); discharged to No 4 Command Depot, 15 October 1918; admitted to Military Hospital, Fovant, 16 October 1918 (broncho-pneumonia: severely ill); discharged and reported to 9th Training Bn, 7 November 1918. Admitted to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 28 December 1918 (bronchitis); discharged to Administrative Headquarters, 4 January 1919, and marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 6 January 1919.

Comenced return to Australia on board 'Delta', 24 January 1919 (bronchial pneumonia); admitted to ship;s hospital, 5 February 1919 (influenza); discharged to duty, 10 February 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 9 March 1919; discharged, 24 March 1919.

Total war service: 328 days (of which 278 days were abroad).

Medal: British War Medal

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