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Henry Joseph OAKLEY

Regimental number1856
Place of birthWaratah Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWaratah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Oakley, Waratah, Tasmania
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 19 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll477
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 356 Pte William Henry OAKLEY, 12th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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