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Norman Crewe NEVITT

Regimental number669
Place of birthNormanton, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCable telegraphist
AddressMagnetic Island, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.2
Height5' 9.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, T Nevitt, Magnetic Island, Townsville, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in New Zealand Territorial Force and Fiji Defence Force; resigned to join the AIF.
Enlistment date24 November 1914
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Brigade, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/2/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 15 December 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 18 March 1919

FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Discharge date3 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Madras' 28 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 August 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), 3 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as NEVETT.
SourcesNAA: B2455, NEVITT Norman Crewe

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