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Alfred John ISON

Regimental number66934
Date of birth17 January 1900
Place of birthBerry, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer's apprentice
Address86 Sydenham Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Ison, 86 Sydenham Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets, Area 35A.
Enlistment date10 May 1918
Place of enlistmentLeichhardt, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 23
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Wyreema on 14 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd General Service Reinforcements
FateReturned to Australia
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll. Ship recalled owing to cessation of hostilities.
Discharge date5 January 1919
Other details

Embarked Sydney, 14 October 1918; ship recalled; disembarked Melbourne, approx. 21 December 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 5 January 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ISON Alfred John

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