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Regimental number6548
Date of birth2 April 1894
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrick maker
AddressSimmons Street, Enmore, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E. Nakkan, 85 Simmonds Street, Enmore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the AIF for 4 months; discharged as 'undesirable'.
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Discharge date2 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 28 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 2 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No N75845.
Date of death13 September 1964
Age at death70
Place of burialWoronora Crematorium, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, NAKKAN Henry

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