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Herbert Leslie NEWLAND

Regimental number1537
Place of birthCamperdown, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPolice constable
AddressLaverton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 11"
Weight180 lbs
Next of kinW A Newland, Doveton PO, Doveton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Royal Australian Artillery; discharged at own request.
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmedows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Discharge date2 April 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 23 October 1918' disembarked Melbourne, 23 December 1918; appointment terminated (discharged: medically unfit), Melbourne, 2 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as NEWLANDS .
SourcesNAA: B2455, NEWLAND Herbert Leslie

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