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Essington DAY

Date of birth26 February 1991
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurveyor
AddressBerri, River Murray, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, T E Day, Superintending Surveyor, Cobdogla, River Murray, South Australia
Enlistment date12 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
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Lieutenant


Unit: Armoured Motor Cars
Promotion date: 1 January 1917

FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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