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Alfred Witcomb DACK

Regimental number3633
Place of birthLaura, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinFather, Francis Isaac Dack, Yacka, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 March 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 10th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1918
Discharge date15 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 25 September 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 24 November 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 15 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death4 March 1958
Age at death66
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, DACK Alfred Witcomb

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