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Vernon Percy COUNSELL

Regimental number2604
Place of birthFremantle Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBridge labourer
AddressOrbost, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFriend, Jack Goddard, 179 Fenwick Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Special Mention in Corps Orders

Recommendation date: 30 April 1918

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919

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