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Joseph Percy BESS

Regimental number21044
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressHoratio Street, Annerley, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A Bess, Horatio Street, Annerley, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentShoeing Smith
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 34th Battery
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36(a)/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919

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