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Archibald Charles VICCARS

Regimental number4907
Place of birthBeeac, Victoria
SchoolMolesworth State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address99 Park Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5'7.25"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Viccars, 99 Park Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Molesworth State School Roll of Honor ('For God, King and Country'), Victoria.
Discharge date16 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 22051 Quartermaster Sergeant George Leslie VICCARS, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 20 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Exeter', 12 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 24 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 16 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death not attributed to war service.
Date of death17 August 1939
Age at death48
SourcesNAA: B2455, VICCARS Archibald Charles

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