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Regimental number2540
Place of birthKing's Lynn, England
AddressBairds Arcade, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs R Emmeline Terelinck, Gregory Street, Menzies, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 20 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sebastian and Hannah TERELINCK
Discharge date4 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Morvada', 4 January 1919; disembarked Perth, 12 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 4 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 July 1931
Age at death55
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TERELINCK Adolphus

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