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Regimental number2610
Place of birthQueanbeyan, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway fettler and porter
AddressEast Street, Harden, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 6"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Oram, East Street, Harden, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMarrickville, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameRailway Supply Detachment, Army Service Corps 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Depot Unit of Supply
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Discharge date16 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 28 Lance Corporal Thomas YEOMANS, 1st Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 8 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Alexandria for Gallipoli, 25 June 1915.

Admitted to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Gallipoli, 1 September 1915 (cardiac); transferred to HS 'Gloucester Castle', and admitted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 5 September 1915; transferred to No 3 Auxiliary Convalescent Depot, Heliopolis, 5 September 1915 (cardiac dilation); transferred same day to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Cairo.

Admitted to New Zealand and Australian Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 11 November 1915 (influenza); transferred to No 2 Australian General Hospital, 15 November 1915; to Mena House, 5 December 1915; to NZ & A Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 8 December 1915; discharged to Overseas Base, Ghezireh, 10 December 1915; rejoined unit, Tel el Kebir, 11 January 1916.

Transferred to 8th Depot Unit of Supply, Ismailia, 1 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 March 1916.

On leave, 6 August 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 13 August 1917.

On leave to England, 5 November 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 11 November 1918.

On leave to England on 1914 furlough, 11 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Miltiades', 21 December 1918; disembarked Sydney, 8 February 1919; discharged, Sydney, 16 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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