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Sedgwick MANSFIELD

Regimental number67
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
True NameOAKES, Dudley Sedgwick Mansfield
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.11
Height5' 6"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, T Mansfield, Bathurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 29 August 1915
Discharge date12 January 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Alexandria on board HT 'Euripides', 29 August 1915; ischarged (medically unfit: neurasthenia), 12 January 1916.

By Statutory Declaration, 21 July 1920, stated true name to be Dudley Sedgwick Mansfield OAKES.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MANSFIELD Sedgwick

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