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Horace James WOODS

Regimental number464
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLetter carrier
Address78 Fletcher Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, Amos Woods, 78 Fletcher Street, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 March 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2897 Pte Charles Amos WOODS, 58th Bn, killed in action, 10 May 1917; Cousins: [508] Lt George Clarence WOODS, 3rd Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 17 July 1919; 2473 Pte Edward Allen WOODS, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WOODS Horace James

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