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Gordon Wilfred CAREY

Regimental number52801
Date of birth21 November 1884
Place of birthTandara, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Addressc/o Prarie Post Office, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 6.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Charlotte Lilian Carey, c/o Prarie Post Office, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 7 years in 17th LIght Horse
Enlistment date6 March 1918
Place of enlistmentBendigo, 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 RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date9 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 15 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 9 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAREY Gordon Wilfred

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