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Regimental number296
Place of birthLondon England
OccupationElectrical engineer
Address3 Sydney Street, Armadale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Robert Horscroft, 'Hartley', Longfield, Kent, England
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Squadron Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 July 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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