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Harold William MASHMAN

Regimental number15459
Date of birth19 March 1896
Place of birthWilloughby, New South Wales
OccupationBank clerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Mashman, 'Rockleigh', William Street, Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Cadets, 2 years in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date3 October 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1920
Discharge date30 March 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 19114 Bombardier George Barnier MASHMAN MM, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
Other details

War service: embarked from Sydney on board 'Ulysses', 19 December 1917; disembarked Southampton, 16 February 1918. Proceeded overseas to France, 22 August 1918. Taken on strength, Army Pay Corps ex 45th Bn, 7 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Cap Verde', 5 January 1920; disembarked, 29 February 1920; discharged, 30 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death14 June 1974
Age at death78

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