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Reginald Walter KINGSLEY

Regimental number11153
Date of birth18 May 1891
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
SchoolSturt Street Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
OccupationPorter, SAR
AddressRiverton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.8
Height5' 8.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M W Kingsley, Vine Street, Prospect, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMay 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date4 February 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2683 Pte Frank Kirkby KINGSLEY, 50th Bn, killed in action, 2 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 31 October 1917; discharged (medically unfit: cardiac dilation), Adelaide, 4 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 July 1974
Age at death83
SourcesNAA: B2455, KINGSLEY Reginald Walter

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