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Christopher Alponge TORMAY

Regimental number2483A
Place of birthMt Gambier, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressMount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 7.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda Tormay, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Previous military serviceCadet (Jnr) 74th still serving
Enlistment date23 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 April 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollRegimental Quartermaster Sergaent
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 January 1916
Discharge date26 April 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3324 Pte Francis Connolly TORMAY MM, 43rd Bn, killed in action 4 July 1918.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses'; disembarked 5 February 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 26 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 July 1921
Age at death24
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 6 West, Grave 3), West terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TORMAY Christopher Alponge

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