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Herbert George WEST

Regimental number2642
Place of birthGippsland Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address341 Oxford Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Albert West, Ora Banda via Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Previous military service86th Infantry
Enlistment date22 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 May 1971

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