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Regimental number29968
Date of birth7 May 1896
Place of birthTwo Wells, South Australia
SchoolTwo Wells Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressEastwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J Kingdon, Hauteville Terrace, Eastwood, South Australia
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 120
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
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War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, Passchendaele, 4 October 1918; invalided to Cambridge Hospital, Aldershot, England; recovered.

Commenced return to Australia, 10 March 1918; disembarked , May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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