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Henry Joseph EMMS

Regimental number5
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 8.75"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Stella M Emms, 263 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the Citizen's Military Forces
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name40th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Discharge date26 April 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, EMMS Henry Joseph

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