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Cecil George Frederick TEW

Regimental number3571
Place of birthNew Norfolk, Tasmania
OccupationShop assistant
AddressPlenty, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Tew, Plenty, Tasmania
Previous military serviceYes Cadets 93rd Inf 4 yrs
Enlistment date30 April 1917
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J.J. and A.V. TEW
Discharge date24 September 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orari', 16 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 30 June 1919; discharged (meducally unfit), 24 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 July 1935
Age at death36
Place of burialPlenty Cemetery, New Norfolk, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, TEW Cecil George Frederick

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