The AIF Project


Regimental number3408
Place of birthHelsingfors, Finland
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o A Pelly, Coogee Street, Mt Hawthorn, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 9"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Alfred Pelly, Coogee Street, Mount Hawthorn, Leederville, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 29th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 30 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date31 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Embarked from Fremantle, 30 June 1917; marched in to Isolation Camp, Moascar, 6 August 1917. Marched out to 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, 6 September 1917. Transferred to 10th Light Horse Regiment, 26 September 1917.

Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 18 September 1918 (malaria); transferred to Rest Camp, 14 October 1918; taken on strength, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 30 November 1918.Detached to Australian Mounted Division Headquarters, 5 December 1918, and attached as orderly, 2nd Signal Squadron; returned to 10th Light Horse Regiment, 8 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Western Australia, 4 August 1919; discharged, 31 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format