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Regimental number2579
Place of birthAsh England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPO, Esk, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr George Fairchild, Shawfield Villa, Ash, England
Enlistment date12 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

American Distinguished Service Medal

Work near Etinehem on 14 august 1918.
Recommendation date: 23 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919

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