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Bert BASTERFIELD

Regimental number1909
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressNorthcote, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs B Basterfield, 2B Plant Street, Northcote Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceInfantry, 3 years
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 May 1918
Discharge date6 November 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death25 August 1949
Place of burialBrighton General Cemetery

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