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Regimental number347
Place of birthWedderburn, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCycle mechanic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Smith, Wedderburn, Victoria
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 August 1915
Discharge date2 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Admitted to Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 11 May 1915 (disease unknown). Embarked from Alexandria to rejoin unit at Gallipoli, 21 July 1915. Transferred to HS 'Gloucester Castle', 10 August 1915; admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Cairo; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital.

Commenced return to Australia, 29 August 1915; discharged, 2 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 December 1965
Place of burialWedderburn Cemetery

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