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Aubrey George LOUSADA

Regimental number130
Place of birthBurwood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressArtillery Barracks, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinE C Lousada, Korumburra, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years 7 months in the Royal Australian Field Artillery.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMaribyrnong, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1918
Discharge date3 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2740 Pte Barrow Helbert Ellis LOUSADA MM, 21st Bn, killed in action, 26 August 1916; 1724 Gunner Cecil St Leger LOUSADA DCM MSM, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 10 April 1918; Cousin: 3451 Pte Duncan Campbell AFFLECK, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 30 June 1915 (gun shot wound, shoulder).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Carpentaria', 8 August 1918 (submarine guard); discharged, Melbourne, 3 December 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 August 1975
Place of burialKorumburra Cemetery, South Gippsland, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, LOUSADA Aubrey George

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