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Joseph Vincent WITHERS

Regimental number1579
Place of birthWest Maitland New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWest Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Joseph Withers, W. Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 23 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1578 Pte Michael Augustine WITHERS MM, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 April 1919.
Date of death8 September 1956
Place of burialSandgate Cemetery

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