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Herbert Byron POGSON

Regimental number16631
Place of birthAlexandria, New South Wales
OccupationCarpenter and joiner
AddressPennant Hills Road, Pennant Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29.5
Height5' 3"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Jane Pogson, Pennant Hills Road, Pennant Hills, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of right hernia)
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDecember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 2 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Convalescent Depot
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date8 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Warwickshire', 5 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 28 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 8 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name entered on Embarkation Roll as Byrant.
SourcesNAA: B2455, POGSON Herbert Byron

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