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Ardersier Munro COUSINS

Regimental number14370
Place of birthSingleton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock and station agent
AddressSingleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Alexander Munro Cousins, Narrabri, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Place of enlistmentGlen Innes, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, May 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Discharge date25 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Enlisted, 30 October 1916, and appointed to Australian Army Service Corps, 26th Reinforcement.

Embarked from Sydney, 2 August 1917; admitted to ship's hospital, 17 August 1917 (gastro-enteritis); discharged, 21 August 1917; disembarked Glasgow, 2 October 1917. Admitted to Civil Isolation Hospital, Belvedere, Glasgow, 3 October 1917 (mumps). Marched in to No. 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, 24 October 1917.

Transferred to Artillery Details, Heytesbury, as Driver, 1 November 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 16 January 1918; taken on strength, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, 30 January 1918, and posted to 46th Battery. Admitted to hospital, 3 November 1918 (influenza); discharged to duty, 7 November 1918. Admitted to hospital, 9 December 1918; discharged from 7th General Hospital, Wimereux, 30 January 1919; rejoined unit, 22 February 1919.

Marched out to commence return to Australia, 10 May 1919; commenced return to Australia on board 'City of Exeter', 12 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 26 August 1919; discharged, 25 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

SourcesNAA: B2455, COUSINS Ardersier Munro

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