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Albert SAWYER

Regimental number2718
Place of birthHawkhurst, England
ReligionBaptist
OccupationDraper and outfitter
AddressKojonup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Height5'5.75"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah Sawyer, Blenheim Road, Lingfield, Surrey,England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 June 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps School
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Hannah SAWYER
Discharge date27 May 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 3 March 1919; disembarked Perth, 10 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 27 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 February 1930
Age at death56
Place of burialKojonup Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SAWYER Albert

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