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Regimental number7079
Place of birthHamilton, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
AddressJunee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 8"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Boothe, Waiti, Auckland, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 July 1917
Place of enlistmentJunee, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 31 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 December 1917; marched into 5th Training Bn, Fovant, 27 December 1917.

Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 February 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 15 April 1918, for discharge (chronic gastritis); disembarked, 13 June 1918; discharged (medically unfit), 12 December 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCAULAN Robert

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