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Regimental number4236
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
OccupationBrick maker
AddressHoffman Brick Factory, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs K McIntyre, c/o Hoffmann Brick Company, Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Militia; 3 years in the Victorian Scottish: time expired.
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Discharge date25 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 50th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 29 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 12 June 1916.

Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 19 October 1916 (debility), and transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station; to 14th General Hospital, Wimereux, 23 October 1916; to england, 24 October 1916, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 25 October 1916; to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, 6 November 1916; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth,11 November 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 13 February 1917; disembarked Adelaide, 12 April 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 25 May 1917.

War service: 1 year 285 days (of which 1 year 90 days was abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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