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Harry Pickthorn MATTHEW

Regimental number2384
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation hand
AddressCharlotte Plains, Cunnamulla, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.6
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Rennie Matthew, Thomas Street, Bayswater, Milton, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 April 1917
Place of enlistmentCunnamulla, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Discharge date12 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dorset', 29 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 12 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name entered on Embarkation Roll as Pickthorne; father's second given name as Ranier..
SourcesNAA: B2455, MATTHEW Harry Pickthorn

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