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William George MOSSFIELD

Regimental number739
Place of birthJerilderie, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlumber
Addressc/o Mrs Eva Winter, 12 Little Queen Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation38.9
Height5' 6"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinDaughter, Margaret May Mossfield
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Irish Rifles, Colonial Forces; resigned.
Enlistment date10 December 1914
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A12 Saldanha on 5 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 8 March 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date28 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Willochra', 8 March 1917; discharged (medically unfit: ureteric calculus), Sydney, 28 May 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 March 1918
Age at death42
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOSSFIELD William George

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