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Regimental number1979
Place of birthNortham Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o E Western, Goomalling, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Edward Western, Goomalling, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3778A Pte Edward Hubert WESTERN, 51st Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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