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Samuel Isaac VINE

Regimental number8490
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
Address2 Dunn Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Samuel Vine, 2 Dunn Stret, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in the 48th Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; previously rejected for AIF enlistment ('not developed enough).
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentWHLR
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date19 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 11 May 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 27 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 19 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 May 1974
Age at death79
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, VINE Samuel Isaac

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