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Carl August HONDOW

Regimental number761
Date of birth26 July 1887
Place of birthSaddleworth, South Australia
ReligionLutheran
OccupationFarmer
AddressRiverton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29.7
Height5' 6.5"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinFather, F W Hondow, Riverton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 February 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Discharge date11 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 1 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 11 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No S74961
SourcesNAA: B2455, HONDOW Carl August

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