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Kenneth Raymond MOTTERSHEAD

Regimental number1192
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBookkeeper
Addressc/o Mrs. Linda Riley, Bristol Street, West End, Brisbane
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5.75"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frances William Mottershead, Ross Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSIG
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Kennach Raymond
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3380 Pte Reginald Clive MOTTERSHEAD, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 January 1957
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOTTERSHEAD Kenneth Raymond

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