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Regimental number6139
AddressDubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35.8
Height5' 7.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A. Woodruff, Cross Street, Sale, England
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Garrison Artillery, England; time expired.
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Place of enlistmentDubbo, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 21 April 1918; discharged (medically unfit: premature senility), 13 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 989 Herbert WOODRUFF for first period of service.
Date of death3 August 1936
Age at death56
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WOODRUFF Herbert

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