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Joseph Scott DENSON

Regimental number2596
Place of birthNarridy, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.3
Height5' 8.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Martin, Narridy, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
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FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Discharge date28 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia pn board HT 'Czaar', 23 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, chest, penetrating), Adelaide, 28 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 August 1957
Place of burialEnfield Memorial Park, Clearview, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, DENSON Joseph Scott

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