Herbert Laidlaw PUMMEROY

Regimental number5669
Place of birthSt Kilda, Victoria
OccupationTram conductor
Address9 Valentine Grove, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25,5
Height5' 5.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Pummeroy, 5 Inkerman Grove, St. Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 May 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date30 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 11 December 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 12 February 1918; discharged, Melbourne, 30 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Herber.
Date of death13 August 1950
Place of burialSt Kilda Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, PUMMEROY Herbert Laidlaw