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Theodore WINTER

Regimental number6442
Place of birthLake Condah, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLake Condah, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Georgina Clark, Lake Condah, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 32 days in the AIF: discharged as medically unfit (scrofula).
Enlistment date10 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 October 1916
Place of enlistmentWarrnambool, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Discharge date6 October 1919
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War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 23 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 January 1917; marched in to 6th Training Bn, Larkhill, 31 January 1917. Admitted to Military Hospital, Salisbury, 9 April 1917 (pneumonia); discharged to Depot and marched in to 6th Training Bn, 20 April 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 22 May 1917; taken on strength, 21st Bn, 12 June 1917.

Admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 23 January 1918 (pyrexia); discharged to duty, 7 February 1918.

Admitted to 53rd General Hospital, Boulogne, 11 February 1918 (influenza); discharged to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 1 March 1918; transferred to Australian Infantry Base Depot, Havre, 7 March 1918; rejoined unit in the field, 25 March 1918.

On leave to England, 19 August 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 6 September 1918.

Transferred to 24th Bn, 13 October 1918; to Australian Army Postal Corps, 21 April 1919; rejoined 24th Bn, 12 May 1919.

Marched out to England, 26 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 13 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 29 August 1919; discharged, 6 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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