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Ira Cecil WORTHLEY

Regimental number2756
Place of birthBrompton, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressGulnare, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.5
Height5' 5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Worthley, Pickering Street, Brompton Park, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 December 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Discharge date4 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devanha', 8 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 4 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 October 1972
Age at death78
Place of burialWillaston General Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WORTHLEY Ira Cecil

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