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Euliseus St. Ives BILSTON

Regimental number398
Date of birth20 September 1872
Place of birthMerino, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressDoodlakine, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43.3
Height5' 11"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Frances Bilston, Doodlakine, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 June 1916
Discharge date23 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, 8 December 1915 (shock).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 24 June 1916; discharged, Perth, 23 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 August 1938
Age at death65
Place of burialWagin Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BILSTON Euliseus St. Ives

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