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Regimental number5035
Place of birthMoscow, Russia
ReligionOrthodox Church
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 4"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Kozakoff, No 66 PO, Moscow, Russia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Imperial Russian Army; time expired.
Enlistment date25 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Army Medical Corps, Hospital Transports Staff (No. 1 Hospital Ship, 'Karoola')
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Ambulance
FateDischarged 31 August 1916
Discharge date14 August 1916
Other details

War service: put ashore at Alexandia, suffering from venereal disease, and struck off strength as from 21 September 1915, and admitted to Convalescent Depot, Mustapha (gonorrhoea); transferred to DBI Hospital, Abbassia, 2 October 1915; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 12 days; to No 1 Details, 8 October 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 13 November 1915; joined Anzac Base, Mudros,4 December 1915.

Joined 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Gallipoli, 8 December 1915.

Admitted to hospital, sick, 19 December 1915.

Taken on strength, 4th Field Ambulance, Serapeum, 18 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 9 June 1916.

Ordered to be transferred to AIF Headquarters, London, for discharge, 27 July 1916.

Discharged from the AIF in London, 14 August 1916: services no longer required owing to an insufficient knowledge of the English language, preventing him from carrying out order.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsGiven name entered on Embarkation Roll as Evan; occupation entered on Attestation Form as engine driver.
SourcesNAA: B2455, KOZAKOFF Eban

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