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Randolph EVERETT

Regimental number1927
Place of birthTipperary, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address17 Richardson Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 11.5"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinFather, Randolph Everett, 124 Bloomsbury Street, London, WC, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 November 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Discharge date7 April 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Brisbane, 29 December 1915; disembarked Suez, 31 January 1916.

Allotted to and proceeded to join 46th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 6 March 1916.

Taken on strength, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, 17 March 1916, as mustered as Gunner and posted to 48th Battery.

Mustered as Driver, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, 1 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 9-10 June 1916.

Transferred to 11th Field Artillery Brigade, 25 January 1917, and posted to 43rd Battery.

Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 19 June 1918 (influenza); transferred same day to 47th Casualty Clearing Station; discharged to unit, 23 June 1918; rejoined unit, 27 June 1918.

On leave to United Kingdom, 7 September 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 23 September 1918.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 10 May 1919.

Found guilty, 27 June 1919, of being absent without leave, No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 18-24 June 1919: forfeited 6 days' pay; forfeited total of 12 days' pay.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'City of Exeter', 12 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 24 August 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 7 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, EVERETT Randolph

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