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Rudolpg Philip Botha VISSER

Regimental number805
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressPO 492, Pretoria, South Africa
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height6' 2"
Next of kinMother, Mrs E.I. Van Derwe, as above
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 8 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Discharge date24 May 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 31 July 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 28 September 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged, Sydney, 24 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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