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Regimental number2263
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressElectra Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 7.5"
Next of kinFather, Wallis Vernon, Electra Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 May 1916
Place of enlistmentBrunswick, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1919
Discharge date19 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 10 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 19 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Died at Williamstown, Victoria.

Death not attributed to war service.
Date of death21 June 1938
SourcesNAA: B2455, VERNON Wallis

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