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Herbert Thomas WYLD

Regimental number396
Place of birthAshfield, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraper
Addressc/o C F Gray, Public School, Oaklands, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 6.25"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinMrs T B Allan, 20 Dock Road, Balmain, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in 3rd Bn, Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Africa.
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 30 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 21 March 1918 (premature senility); discharged, Melbourne, 30 April 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WYLD Herbert Thomas

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