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Harold Alison Desbief PEMBERTON

Regimental number3689
Date of birth9 August 1898
Place of birthKensington South Australia
SchoolNorth Norwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationHouse decorator
AddressNorth Kensington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Adelaide Deseree Pemberton, Union Street, North Kensington, South Australia
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given names on NR are Harold Abson
Discharge date19 March 1919 (medically unfit)
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Gassed, Villers-Bretonneux, August 1918; invalided to Reading War Hospital, England.

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