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Emanuel TEER

Regimental number65843
Place of birthNewtown, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlasterer
AddressBlackheath, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E. Teer, 188 Westgate Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Previous military service54th Bn, AIF (2 years, 206 days)
Enlistment date25 June 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 October 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'Joined at outbreak of war, lost three fingers Gallipoli. Wounded in leg in France. Sent home for recovery & rejoined in the 18th G.S. Rfts." (details from wife)
FateDied of disease 23 October 1918
Place of death or woundingSierra Leone, Africa
Age at death23
Place of burialFreetown (King Tom) Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 98), West Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Other details

Embarked Sydney, 4 September 1918.

Admitted to Ship's Isolation Hospital, 11 September 1918 (venereal disease); discharged, 18 September 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 8 days.

Admitted to Ship's Hospital, 19 October 1918 (pneumonia).

Died, 23 October 1918 (heart failure following pneumonia).

Buried, 24 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TEER Emanuel

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