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Regimental number818
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressMt Egerton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James Anderson, Rosebank, Mt Egerton, Victoria
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1076 Corporal Alexander ANDERSON, 4th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 12 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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