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Washington Richmond BINNEY

Regimental number1242
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
ReligionCongregational
OccupationGroom
Address97 Palmerston Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 2.75"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Binney, 97 Palmerston Street, Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Discharge date15 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Trasos Montes', 8 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 22 May 1919; discharged, 15 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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