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Christopher WADE

Regimental number8466
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation owner
AddressPanaranitee, Yunta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 10.25"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julia Wade, Panaranitee, Yunta, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 July 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
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 RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Nominal Roll records that he returned to Australia at his own expence. No date of return is given.
Discharge date18 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Returned to Australia via America at own expense; no date recorded; arrived in Australia 21 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 18 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WADE Christopher

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