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Regimental number279
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
AddressFederal Hotel, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 5.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Paris, Orford Road, Essex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 21 December 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 12 February 1918, for onward travel to sydney; discharged (medically unfit: rheumatism), Sydney, 24 April 1918.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death5 August 1944

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