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Regimental number59795
Date of birth19 November 1890
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 8"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Nestor, Miller's Point, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 June 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th (NSW) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Gaika on 30 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Butchery
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date8 October 1919
Other details

War service: England, France (post-Armistice)

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argylshire', 1 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 8 October 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death12 November 1929
Age at death38
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9, 4283), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, NESTOR Arthur

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