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Regimental number3566
Place of birthGunnedah, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35.3
Height5' 7"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Archie Robinson, 'Rosewood,' Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Place of enlistmentWarwick, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1919
Discharge date21 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action (remained at duty), 18 October 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 10 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 21 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GROSE John

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