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Kenneth VEILGAARD

Regimental number170
Place of birthPort Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressVictoria Baracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.25"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinMrs M Veilgaard, 2 Brompton Road, Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Discharge date23 December 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, VEILGAARD Kenneth

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