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Victor Rom Silvester VORT-RONALD

Regimental number2699
Place of birthPetrograd, Russia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 9"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs H O Vort Ronald, Fontenoy, South Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 April 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Victor Romul Vort-Ronald on NR
Discharge date28 June 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kenilworth Castle', 12 March 1918; disembarked HT 'Field Marshall', Melbourne, 27 May 1918, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 28 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Cause of death: drowning
Date of death8 January 1927
Age at death43
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 9 West, Grave 7), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, VORT-RONALD Victor Rom Silvester

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