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Regimental number52850
Date of birth5 June 1899
Place of birthPenrith, England
Address'The Pines', Tongala, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8.5"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Robert Tinning, 'The Pines', Tongala, Victoria
Previous military serviceExempt area
Enlistment date5 March 1918
Place of enlistmentEchuca, 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 Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 22 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNA B2455 file 8391175

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