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Bernard DEVLIN

Regimental number3578
Date of birth14 March 1895
Place of birthHergott Springs, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNuriootpa, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Devlin, Nuriootpa, South Australia
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Depot Unit of Supply
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3224 Pte James Edward DEVLIN, 31st Bn, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Headstone states unit as 27th Bn.

Also served in World War II in 4th Garrison Bn [not recorded on DVA WWII Nominal Roll].
Date of death20 February 1980
Age at death84
Place of burialWaikerie Cemetery, South Australia

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