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Regimental number3580
Place of birthAmsterdam, Holland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKangaroo Island, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.1
Height5' 6"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs P Enthoven, Amsterdam, Holland
Previous military serviceServed for 7 years in the Royal Dutch Navy; deserted.
Enlistment date4 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 December 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date18 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 3 May 1919; discharged (termination of periof of enlistment), Adelaide, 18 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 November 1947
Age at death57
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ENTHOVEN Hendrik

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