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Abner Woodhall METCALFE

Regimental number149
Place of birthEast Maitland, New South Wales
Other NamesMETCALF
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressWeston, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Height5' 7.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Ann Metcalfe, Weston, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 4th Regiment, Militia; resigned.
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parnts: John and Elizabeth METCALF. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date1 August 1917
Other details

War service: England

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death5 August 1934
Age at death70
Place of burialKurri Kurri Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, METCALFE Abner Woodhall

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