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Harold Edward WEAVER

Regimental number4478A
Place of birthDubbo, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFitter's assistant
Address162 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 0.5"
Weight109 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Weaver, 16 Rose Street, Dubbo, New south Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Irish Rifles for 3 years 10 months; term expired.
Enlistment date17 March 1915
Place of enlistmentDubbo, New South Wales
Unit nameNo 3 Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/67/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 15 May 1915
Discharge date16 November 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded from Egypt to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915.

Admitted to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Mudros West, 28 August 1915 (diarrhoea); discharged to duty, 5 September 1915.

Admitted to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Mudros West, 12 October 1915 (influenza and jaundice); discharged to duty, 1 December 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 27 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Found guilty, 14 February 1916, of being absent from leave while on picket duty from 3 pm to 6 pm, 11 February 1916: awarded 21 days' detention.

Admitted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 19 February 1916 (rectal abscess); transferred to Convalescent hospital, Montazah, 3 March 1916; discharged to Overseas Base, Ghezireh, 21 March 1916; rejoined unit from detention, 22 March 1916.

Admitted to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 25 June 1916 (ulcer, leg); discharged to unit, 15 July 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board 'Ascanius', 2 September 1916 (nursing duties); disembarked Sydney, 29 September 1916; discharged, Sydney, 16 November 1916.

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

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