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Victor Wills HORNSEY

Regimental number1544
Place of birthWesley Vale Tas
SchoolBeaconsfield State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBeaconsfield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Hornsey, Beaconsfield, Tasmania
Enlistment date12 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameCamel Corps November 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number11/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 15 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Beaconsfield State School Roll of Honour ('Esse Quam Videri': To be Be rather than to Seem), Tasmania.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4045 Sergeant William Arthur HORNSEY, 47th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1917.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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