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Wilho Alleinus EINO

Regimental number2656
Place of birthKinkainen Panelja, Finland
ReligionLutheran
OccupationShip's carpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6.5"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frank Eino, Kinkainer, Panelja, Finland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 21 November 1916
Discharge date23 January 1917
Other details

Arrived in Australia 9 months prior to enlistment.

War service: Egypt

Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel el Kebir, 12 June 1916. Taken on strength, 1st Double Squadron, Serapeum, 6 July 1916.

Sick to hospital, 18 August 1916 (inflammation of ear), and admitted to 1/2 E.A. Field Ambulance; transferred to 24th Stationary Hospital, 24 August 1916 (diarrhoea); to No. 3 Australian General Hospital, 31 August 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Ayrshire', 21 November 1916; disembarked Sydney, 3 January 1917; discharged, 23 January 1917 (left ear: chronic otitis media and deafness; medical report, 7 September 1916, found the condition to be pre-existing, not caused by military service).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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