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Desmond William DURWARD

Regimental number29934
Place of birthLaura, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressProspect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W Durward, Kuitpo Forest, Meadows South, South Australia
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 120
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 18462 Sapper Milne Levet DURWARD, 3rd Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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