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Hector McDonald Octorvous HIRD

Regimental number2651
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Address20 Arthur Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Hird, 20 Arthur Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military service39th Infantry
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Hector McDonald

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