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Albert Edward MEACHAM

Regimental number6876
Place of birthRushworth, Victoria
SchoolRushworth State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCootamundra, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 11.5"
Weight176 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs J C Meacham, c/o Mr A Drummond, Temora, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date27 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Armagh', 5 April 1919; discharged, Sydney, 27 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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