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Cecil Geoffrey FRIEND

Regimental number18300
Place of birthRedfern New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address'Narara', Wareemba Street, Abbotsford, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Arthur W. Friend, Wareemba Street, Abbotsford, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 2, Reinforcement 23
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 3044 Pte Arthur William FRIEND, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 June 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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