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Albert Edward Victor BYFIELD

Regimental number12025
Place of birthGuildford, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressMundaring, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, V R Byfield, Maddington, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 November 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Balmoral Castle', 1 February 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 18 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 29 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BYFIELD Albert Edward Victor

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