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Norman Matthew NESBITT

Regimental number14921
Date of birth14 November 1890
Place of birthAlexandria, New South Wales
SchoolGardiner's Road and Botany Road Public Schools, Sydney, New South Wales
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressMascot, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6"
Weight110 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Nesbitt, Napoleon, Mascot, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of chest measurement)
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Discharge date27 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Karoa' for discharge (malaria), 7 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 10 May 1919; discharged, Sydney, 27 June 1919.

Medal: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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