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Regimental number705
Place of birthMildura, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.4
Height5' 9"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinFrederick Pumpa, Murtoa, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 73rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Discharge date31 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 8 October 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 31 January 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 June 1958
Age at death62
Place of burialSpringvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, PUMPA Ewald

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