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Regimental number52861
Date of birth4 August 1880
Place of birthIrrewarra, Victoria
AddressIrrewarra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 9"
Weight191 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine G Calvert, 270 Park Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 March 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date19 August 1919
Other details

War Service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 19 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CALVERT Osborne

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