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Vernon MULLIN

Regimental number2163
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address55 Dixon Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.9
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Mullin, 14 Winter Street, Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Discharge date24 May 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Reported missing in action, 17 August 1916; subsequently reported Prisoner of War, interned at Munster, German; repatriated to England in prisoner exchange, suffering bomb wound, both eyes.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Llanstephan Castle', 15 February 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 16 April 1918; discharged (gun shot wound, hand), 24 May 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as MULLEN.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MULLIN Vernon

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