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William Alexander ARCHIBALD

Regimental number57532
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
OccupationLoco fitter
Age at embarkation22.5
Height5' 11.5"
Weight180 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr William Archibald, Yarloop, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 June 1918
Place of enlistmentBunbury, Western Australia
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Western Australia)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Squadron Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date18 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Albany, 22 August 1918; disembarked Suez, 19 September 1919.

Taken on strength, 1st Field Squadron Engineers, 12 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 30 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 18 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARCHIBALD William Alexander

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