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Regimental number52844
Date of birth7 April 1896
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMonumental mason
AddressBarkers Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr William Redfearn, Barkers Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date14 January 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 RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps Australian Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Discharge date13 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 29 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 13 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death23 August 1957
SourcesNAA: B2455, REDFEARN David

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