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Regimental number2739
Place of birthHeathcote, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWaanyarra East via Tarnagulla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.6
Height5' 7.5"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinFather, Albert Ernest Ohrt, Waanyarra East via Tarnagulla, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1916
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date26 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 10 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit: pulmonary tuberculosis), Melbourne, 26 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death20 June 1924
Place of burialBrighton Cemetery, Victoria

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