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Herbert Alfred CURRINGTON

Regimental number989
Place of birthNew Bilton, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Address6 Comyn Street, Murtoa, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28.8
Height5' 9.75"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M P Currington, 6 Comyn Street, Murtoa, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Coventry Volunteers.
Enlistment date5 October 1914
Place of enlistmentHorsham, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1918
Discharge date25 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia for submarine duty on board HT 'Runic', 27 September 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 25 January 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CURRINGTON Herbert Alfred

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