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Joseph Phillip NESBITT

Regimental number3573
Place of birthMaryborough Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPastrycook
Address26 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Nesbitt, 26 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th 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).
Recommendation date: 16 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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