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Regimental number3643
Place of birthWaverley New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDouble Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Samuel Galbraith, 37 Bay Street, Double Bay, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date4 February 1919
Other details

Enlisted at the East Sydney Recruiting Depot, William Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney

Sailed from Sydney, disembarking at Devonport on 26 December 1917

Proceeded to France ex Dover on 1 April 1918 - 13th Battalion

Admitted to hospital sick on 4 July 1918, France then transferred to Ilford Emergency General Military Hospital, England on 12 July 1918

Returned to Australia per 'Changi'

War Service: France
Date of death14 April 1975

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