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David Thomas Frederick STURGISS

Regimental number1050
Date of birth24 November 1894
Place of birthTarago, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTarago via Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, David Sturgiss, Tarago via Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Squadron Engineers, A Mounted Division
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Discharge date13 June 1919 - Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

Transferred to Field Squadron Engineers on 29 June 1916

Admitted to hospital several times in 1916 and 1917 due to illness

Returned to Australia on board Port Sydney, disembarking on 11 April 1919.

Served three years 241 days (three years 205 days of which were spent abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 May 1959
Age at death64
Place of burialNowra General Cemetery, Nowra, New South Wales

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