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Bernard Hopton LOFTHOUSE

Regimental number1150
Place of birthLeeds, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressWokalup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 8"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Richard Lofthouse, Wokalup, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 October 1914
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsMiddle name for Soldier incorrectly entered on Embarkation Rolls as Hapton.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LOFTHOUSE Bernard Hopton

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