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Regimental number6765
Place of birthCollingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address165 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.2
Height5' 5.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMrs L Langford, 165 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date19 July 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date8 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 24 December 1918; disembarked, Melbourne, 11 February 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: gas poisoning), Sydney, 8 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 September 1931
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LANGFORD Roy

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