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Andrew James ERICKSON

Regimental number1467
Place of birthFosterville, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
AddressFosterville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 3"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Erickson, Fosterville, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 20 September 1919
Discharge date1 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Port Said on board HT 'Plassy', 20 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 1 January 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsPlace of birth incorrectly entered on NAA RecordSearch as Footerville.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ERICKSON Andrew James

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