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Regimental number877
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWooroloo, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9"
Weight172 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bertha Wiltshire, Wooroloo, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Royal Marines Light Infantry, England; invalided out.
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 February 1915
Discharge date14 April 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Kyarra', 5 February 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 11 March 1915, for onward travel to Perth; discharged (medically unfit: deafness), Perth, 14 April 1915.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILTSHIRE Cecil Ewart

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