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Regimental number785
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram employee
AddressBray Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Cross, Bray Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Tropical Force, Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Te-Anau on 20 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Tropical Force, AN&MEF
FateReturned to Australia 26 April 1917
Discharge date29 August 1917
Other details

War service: embarked from Sydney, 20 November 1915.

Taken on strength, C Company, Rabaul, 20 November 1915. Proceeded to Eitape, 30 March 1916, and struck off strength of garrison. Contracted malaria, transferred to Medang and thence to Sydney.

Commenced return to Australia, 26 April 1917; discharged, 29 August 1917.

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