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Norman Hugh FALLOW

Regimental number1014
Place of birthRiverton, New Zealand
OccupationBank clerk
Addressc/o M Fallow (sen), Thornbury, Southland, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinM Fallow (sen), Thornbury, Southland, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed in the New Zealand Mounted Rifles for 2.6 years; in the 37th Infantry Regiment, New South Wales, for 3 months (1914-15).
Enlistment date3 March 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A65 Clan McEwen on 28 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1814
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Discharge date28 March 1919
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War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Reported to 1st Light Horse Regiment, Gallipoli, 25 October 1915. Disembarked Alexandria, Egypt, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Proceeded to join the Western Frontier Force, 14 January 1916. Wounded in action, Romani, 9 August 1916 (gun shot wound, right arm); admitted to No. 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 11 August 1916. Embarked from Suez for return to Australia on board 'Ascanius', 2 September 1916.

Re-embarked from Sydney, 19 December 1917, on board HT 'Ulysses'; disembarked Suez, 16 January 1918. Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 20 April 1918. Admitted to hospital, 16 July 1918 (periostitis, left leg); rejoined Regiment, 10 September 1918.

Admitted to 31st General Hospital, Abbassia, 21 October 1918 (malaria, severe); transferred to Convalescent Depot, 29 October 1918; rejoined regiment, 7 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulimaroa', 18 March 1919; discharged, 28 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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