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Michael Augustine WITHERS

Regimental number1578
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressTamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Joseph Withers, W. Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 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 Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 19
Date: 14 February 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 1579 Pte Joseph Vincent WITHERS, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 27 August 1917.
Date of death5 August 1945

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