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Herbert Louis EMANUEL

Regimental number8360
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionJewish
OccupationGrocer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Emanuel, 'Venice', 10 Cooper Street, Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked for overseas service, 20 December 1915. Taken on strength, 5th Field Ambulance, Moascar, Egypt, 9 March 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join British Expeditionary Force, 17 March 1916; disembarked, Marseilles, 23 March 1916.

Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance (not yet diagnosed), 13 May 1916; transferred to Divisional Rest Station, 16 May 1916; rejoined unit, 19 May 1916.

Admitted to 6th Field Ambulance (frost bite, toe), 7 February 1917; transferred to 6th Stationary Hospital, Rouen (trench feet and lobar pneumonia), 17 February 1917. Transferred to England, 27 February 1917; admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham (pneumonia and trench feet), 1 March 1917; transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, 26 April 1917. Discharged from hospital, 7 May 1917; marched in to Army Medical Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 25 October 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 17 November 1917; marched in to Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, 18 November 1917; taken on strength, 5th Field Ambulance, 25 November 1917.

Detached for temporary duty with 4th Field Artillery Brigade, 8 January 1918. Taken on strength, Headquarters, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, 12 March 1918. On leave in the United Kingdom, 2 November 1918. Admitted to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, while on leave, 14 November 1918. Discharged from hospital and granted balance of leave and to proceed overseas, 27 November 1918. Rejoined unit, 3 December 1918.

Attached to 5th/6th/7th Field Ambulance for duty, 24 March 1919. Proceeded to England, 30 March 1919; marched in to No. 2 Group, Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, 5 April 1919. Marched out to AAMC Training Depot, 6 May 1919. Commenced return to Australia on board 'Rio Padro', 27 May 1919. Disembarked, Sydney, 24 July 1919. Discharged, Sydney, 19 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death24 April 1966
Place of burialFrenchs Forest Cemetery

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