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David Christopher ANDERSON

Regimental number5030
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressVermont P.O., Mitcham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr Martin Anderson, Vermont P.O., Mitcham, Victoria
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollACpsWShops
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 36
Date: 14 March 1919

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2572 Pte Frederick Martin ANDERSON, MM, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 7 July 1919; 801 Pte Arthur Andrew ANDERSON, 8th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 7 August 1915.

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