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Samuel Henry DEE

Regimental number6722
Date of birth21 December 1888
Place of birthEngland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFarm 575, Yanco, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27.7
Height5' 8.5"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E E Dee, 386 Graham Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 July 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date6 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 20 October 1918; discharged (medically unfit: shell wound, left eye), Melbourne, 6 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 June 1958
Age at death69
Place of burialWoden Cemetery, ACT
SourcesNAA: B2455, DEE Samuel Henry

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