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Alfred HEESH

Regimental number19092
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
Address'Thalia', 15 Tronton Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.10
Height5' 9.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Heesh, 'Thalia', 15 Tronton Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 November 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 28
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date27 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 27 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 11 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 27 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 June 1949
Age at death59
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall 4 Niche 41), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEESH Alfred

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