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Herbert James TWISS

Regimental number2736
Place of birthRockley, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Herbert James Twiss, 29 Gurner Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Place of enlistmentKiama, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Discharge date14 October 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Osterley', 30 March 1918; disembarked Sydney, 15 April 1918; discharged (wounded), Sydney, 14 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

At time of death he was a patient at Callan Park Mental Hospital, New South Wales.

Date of death20 January 1938
Age at death62
SourcesNAA: B2455, TWISS Herbert James

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