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Joseph Hedland WHY

Regimental number60550
Place of birthGongalgon New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressWellington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A G H Why, Montifiore Street, Wellington, New South Wales
Previous military service9th ALH
Enlistment date24 May 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 April 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919

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