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Horace Eugene DAY

Regimental number1522
Date of birth1 August 1896
Place of birthAlberton, South Australia
SchoolPort Adelaide Public School, South Australia; District High School, Broken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressYoung Street, North Unley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Day, Young Street, North Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 20533 Pte Leonard Percival DAY, 2nd Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Passchendaele, Belgium, October 1917).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 July 1950

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