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Reginald Thomas Grawley TELFER

Regimental number1081
Place of birthKadina, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressLane Street, off Brazil Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 11.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Telfer, Lane Street, off Brazil Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months, 19 Army Medical Corps, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date15 January 1915
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date28 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Commonwealth', 13 April 1919; disembarked, Adelaide, 6 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 28 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 March 1976
Age at death81
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TELFER Reginald Thomas Grawley

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