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Herbert Francis HUTCHISON

Regimental number64472
Date of birth20 September 1899
Place of birthOrbost, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.7
Height6' 0"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Hutchison, Noble Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Service scheme)
Place of enlistmentDandenong, Victoria
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements, Victoria (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Discharge date25 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Syria

Embarked Sydney, 14 September 1918; admitted to ship's hospital, at sea, 6 October 1918; disembarked Suez, 19 October 1918, and marched in to Central Training Depot, Moascar.

Taken on strength, 15th Light Horse Regiment, 7 December 1918.

Proceeded to Beirut on duty, 31 January 1919.

Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 22 February 1919 (ulcer, right leg); discharged, 22 March 1919, and marched in to Australian Depot Stores, Ghezireh.

Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 10 April 1919 (ulcer, right leg); transferred to Rest Camp, 19 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dorset', 29 April 1919; admitted to ship's hospital, at sea, 9 May 1919 (pyrexia, unknown origin); discharged from ship's hospital, 12 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 11 June 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 25 June 1919.

Medal: British War Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death8 April 1937
Age at death37
SourcesNAA: B2455, HUTCHISON Herbert Francis

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