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Bertram Avenue Shier CAREY

Regimental number49
Place of birthFerntree Gully, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address35 Chessell Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs B A Carey, 3 Chessell Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Wing Headquarters, Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 3 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3287 Pte Lucius George CAREY, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 12th March 1918; 5803 Pte Victor Falkland CAREY, 24 Bn, killed in action, 4th October 1917; Nephew: 2601 Pte Barnett Lucius CAREY, 2nd Casualty Clearing Station, returned to Australia, 12th July 1919;
Date of death4 January 1951

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