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Samuel NEEDLE

Regimental number5161
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressPalmerston Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Needle, Willis Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919

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