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Hamlet Leopold DEFRIES

Regimental number76
Place of birthSurry Hills New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressArtillery Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs H L Defries, 163 Underwood Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1917

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