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Regimental number2609
Place of birthLongley, Tasmania
True NameMUDGE, Bertie
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 8"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Mudge, 95 Goulburn Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of teeth)
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Discharge date22 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ascanius', 9 February 1919; disembarked Hobart, 24 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit: debility and defective eyesight), Hobart, 22 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 July 1972
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, MUDGE Bert

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