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Regimental number3625
Place of birthInverell, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Josephine Fraser, Marshall Street, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 January 1917
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 1 August 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3625A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Discharge date21 November 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2270 Pte Harold Gladstone COURTNEY, 2nd Remount Unit, returned to Australia, 12 July 1918.
Other details

First enlisted, 13 September 1915; discharged (unlikely to become an efficient soldier), 14 February 1916.

Re-enlisted, 27 January 1917.

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 6 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit: pneumonia), Brisbane, 21 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 September 1943
Place of burialRoma General Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, COURTNEY David

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