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Regimental number3306
Place of birthBurnie, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGladstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.10
Height5' 2.5"
Weight121 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Emily Newit, Strathblane, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the 92nd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date1 February 1917
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date10 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Prince Hubertus', 3 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 10 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 July 1971
SourcesNAA: B2455, CURTAIN Rudolph

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