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Regimental number4512
Date of birth9 June 1894
Place of birthUnley, South Australia
SchoolUnley Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressBute, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation20.6
Height5' 3"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A H Litchfield, 54 Fisher Street, Fullarton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected because of refusal to be inoculated)
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1915
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Discharge date31 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 27 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit not due to misconduct: flat feet), 31 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 November 1974
Age at death80
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, LITCHFIELD Howard West

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