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Regimental number2620
Place of birthLachlan, New Norfolk, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLachlan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, James Oakley, Lachlan, Tasmania
Enlistment date28 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane OAKLEY. Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 July 1927
Age at death37
Place of burialNew Norfolk Cemetery, Tasmania

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