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Albert JEFFERY

Regimental number2717
Date of birth18 January 1889
Place of birthGympie, Queensland
True NameJEFFERY, Albert Edward
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGympie GPO, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.7
Height6' 0"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Fred Brown, Veteran Road, Gympie, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Place of enlistmentGympie, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Discharge date2 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1703 Pte Walter Henry JEFFERY, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mamari', 21 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 2 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as JEFFREY.
SourcesNAA: B2455, JEFFERY Albert

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