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Henry ALMEIDA

Regimental number55
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
AddressArtillery Barracks, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 10"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinBrother, W. Almeida, 725 Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery (attested 4 July 1908)
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Place of enlistmentQueenscliff, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Discharge date30 January 1917
Family/military connectionsRe-enlisted 1 October 1917, see 1169 Henry ALMEIDA
Other details

War service: Western Front

Disembarked Boulogne, France, 27 February 1916.

On Command at Wireless Course, 18 April 1916; rejoined 54th Siege Battery, 5 May 1916.

Admitted to No 87 Field Ambulance, 18 June 1916 (bronchitis); transferred to No 4 Casualty Clearing Station, 19 June 1916; to No 11 General Hospital, Camiers, 20 June 1916; to England, 6 July 1916 (shrapnel wound left fibia and pleurisy); to No 1 Command Depot, 21 September 1916 (Class C2).

Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 25 September 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Ajana', 17 October 1916; discharged Melbourne, 30 January 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 November 1920

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