Regimental number5641
Date of birth8 October 1898
Place of birthFitzgerald Street, Perth, Western Australia
SchoolBoarding School, Brighton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButton badgemaker
Address25 Harrow Road, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amy Matilda Solomon, 25 Harrow Road, Stanmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Discharge date4 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1071 Lance Corporal Morris SOLOMON, 4th Divisional Signalling Company, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.
Other detailsCorrect name: Bertie SOLOMON. War service: France and Belgium. Originally enlisted in the 20th Bn; transferred to the 5th Training Bn, England, and then to the 4th Divisional Signalling Company, to join his brother Morris. Wounded by shrapnel in the right elbow.
Date of death6 June 1976
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium, New South Wales