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Regimental number2806
Place of birthDungog, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressEloiza Street, Dungog, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.1
Height5' 6"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Atkins, Eloiza Street, Dungog, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mongolia on 8 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date4 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dorset', 29 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit: defective vision), Sydney, 4 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 July 1963
SourcesNAA: B2455, ATKINS Oswald

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