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Regimental number34151
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMentone, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 10.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, Victor J E Zichy-Woinarski, 'Rockcliffe', Mornington, Victoria
Previous military serviceMelbourne University Rifles
Enlistment date5 July 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1919
Discharge date11 February 1920
Family/military connectionsFather: Captain Victor Joseph Emanuel ZICHY-WOINARSKI, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 21 January 1916; Cousin: Head Sister Valeria Henrietta ZICHY-WOINARSKI RRC, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 18 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 11 May 1917, and appointed Voyage Only Sergeant; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917, and reverted to rank of Gunner upon disembarkation; marched into Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Larkhill, 21 July 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 17 October 1917; taken on strength, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, in the field, 24 October 1917.

Appointed Acting Bombardier, 24 December 1917.

Proceeded to England, and joined No 1 Royal Artillery Cadet School, St John's Wood, and appointed Cadet, 28 June 1918.

Having qualified for commission, appointed 2nd Lieutenant, 1 January 1919.

Proceeded overseas to France, 20 January 1919; taken on strength, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, 26 January 1919.

Marched out to england for return to Australia, 6 May 1919.

Granted leave with pay and subsistence (Non-Military Empoyment), 27 June-31 October 1919, to attend X-ray work, King's College London.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ypiranga', 15 November 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 4 January 1920; discharged, Melbourne, 11 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ZICHY-WOINARSKI Casimir Henry

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