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Herbert Emanuel BEST

Regimental number1289
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationButcher
AddressCharlton Street, No. 1 Bower Crescent, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Emily Myrtle Best, Charlton Street, No. 1 Bower Crescent, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death23 August 1948

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