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Alfred Newcombe KEMSLEY

Regimental number5971
Date of birth--/03/1896
Place of birthProspect South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationCivil servant
AddressVictoria Street, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs C K Kemsley, Victoria Street, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/102/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 26 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Depot Unit of Supply
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 9th Depot Unit of Sup
Promotion date: 21 October 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: 8th DUS
Promotion date: 21 January 1917

Temporary CAPT


Unit: Staff "Q" Aust Corps
Promotion date: 1 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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