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Milton GOLDSBROUGH

Regimental number4191
Place of birthGladesville, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address28 Crescent Street, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Goldsbrough, 28 Crescent Street, Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Discharge date25 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4795 Pte Hector GOLDSBROUGH, 56th Bn, died of wounds, 4 April 1917; 2172 Pte Roy GOLDSBROUGH, 56th Bn, killed in action, 16 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Tried by Field General Court Martial, 19 November 1918, on charge of being absent without leave from 1330, 10 October till 1000, 19 October 1918: ound guilty; sentenced to 60 days' Field Punishment No 2.

Tried by Field General Court Martial, 28 February 1919, on charge of when in lawful custody escaping on 22 November 1918: awarded 6 months' imprisonment with hard labour.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Norman', 4 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 20 August 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 25 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as GOLDSBOROUGH.
SourcesNAA: B2455, GOLDSBROUGH Milton

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