William George DOUBTFIRE

Regimental number5817
Date of birth28 June 1878
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
True NameCOLBERT, Thomas Joseph
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressKapunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38.8
Height5' 7.5"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinUncle, A Herberts, Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of hernia)
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 November 1916
Discharge date13 March 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia from Cape Town on board HT 'Miltiades', 21 November 1916; discharged (medically unfit: stab wound, chest, 'inflicted by a Kaffir'), Adelaide, 13 March 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DOUBTFIRE William George