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Albert Harland EATON

Regimental number52283
Date of birth11 July 1898
Place of birthLower Longley, Tasmania
AddressLower Longley, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, C Eaton, Lower Longley, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Service scheme)
Enlistment date30 January 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 January 1918
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 to 3 (WA) and (TAS) Reinforcements (May-Oct 1918)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMATA14 Euripides on 1 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Depot Unit of Supply
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Discharge date16 October 1919
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 1 May 1918; transshipped New York, 14 June 1918; disembarked Liverpool, England, 2 July 1918, and marched in to 9th Training Bn.

Allotted to 40th Bn, 2 July 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 28 January 1919.

Transferred to 24th Depot Unit of Supply, 1 February 1919.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 2 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 1 August 1919; disembarked Hobart, 22 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 16 October 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death5 January 1973
Age at death74
Place of burialCremated: ashes interred in Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, EATON Albert Harland

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