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Verno Julius SOBELS

Regimental number3918
Date of birth5 April 1890
Place of birthWatervale, South Australia
SchoolWatervale Public School; St Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWatervale, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Sobels, Watervale, South Australia
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Discharge date18 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, Jeanport, 18 September 1918; invalided to 1st General Hospital, Birmingham. Arrived back in Australia, 6 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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