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Regimental number12755
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTram conductor
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 7"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinMary Draper, 6 Military Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 13.5 years, Royal Garrison Artillery, British Army; time expired.
Enlistment date5 September 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name1st Anzac Mounted Division, 5th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Vestalia on 15 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1919
Discharge date2 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Demosthenes', 28 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 March 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 2 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DRAPER Henry

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