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Next of kinLuther Hekiman, Comet Photo Studio, Cairo, Egypt
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Place of enlistmentCairo, Egypt
Rank on enlistmentInterpreter
Unit name5th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Themistocles on 19 May 1915
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Other details

Enlisted in Egypt.

No Form B103 on file: very sketchy details.

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 21 August 1915; file reads: Bullet in Right pleural, back of chest'; eventually admitted to Military Hospital, Hampstead, England, 10 September 1915 ('Ill; Seriously. Pleurisy'); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 9 December 1915.

Commenced return to rejoin Egyptian Expeditionary Force, 15 May 1916.
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEKIMAN L

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