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Regimental number514
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinSister, Clara Mudgadeen, Leonora, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 September 1914
Place of enlistmentHelena Vale, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Discharge date22 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Joined 16th Bn, Gallipoli, 13 June 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, 30 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Taken on strength, 4th Machine Gun Company, Tel el Kebir, 9 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France,9 June 1916.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 20 August 1916.

Promoted Corporal, 29 December 1916.

Reported missing in action, Reincourt, 11 April 1917; subsequently reported Prisoner of War; interned Limburg, Germany.

Repatriated; arrived England, 26 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Khyber', 31 March 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 23 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 22 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin surname incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as Muggadun.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WINDOW Allan

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