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Desmond Wynstay DAINTY

Regimental number15107
Place of birthArmadale, Victoria
Other NamesDesmond Wynnstay Dainty
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
AddressEast St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, F Dainty, Police Station, East St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/101/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 19 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 28 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Kashgar on 2 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Kashgar on 5 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Kymettus on 12 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 106 Pte Harry Robert DAINTY, 3rd Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 3 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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