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Regimental number60332
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHomebush, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30.5
Height5' 6"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Prentice, 'Fern', Dover Road, Rose Bay, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 January 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th General Service Reinforcements (New South Wales)
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date11 August 1919
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia from Southampton on board HT 'Wandilla', 31 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit: pneumonia), Sydney, 11 August 1919.

Date of death14 January 1939
Age at death52
Place of burialSt Thomas Cemetery (Section 18 Grave 9B: unmarked grave), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PRENTICE Cecil

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