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Victor Thomas Emanuel COMPASSI

Regimental number2645
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressYamba Orchard, Keysbrook, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Hunter, Yamba Orchard, Keysbrook, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 April 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date19 May 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Runic', 11 April 1916; discharged (medically unfit: valvular diseased heart), Perth, 19 May 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 March 1936
Age at death40
Place of burialQuorn Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, COMPASSI Victor Thomas Emanuel

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