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Albert Edward NORTHCOTT

Regimental number156
Place of birthOrroroo South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressTintinara, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Northcott, Tintinara, South Australia
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Regimental number from Nominal Roll156A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front.

Wife: Mabel Annie NORTHCOTT, d. 12 October 1964; bu. Tintinara Cemetery, South Australia.
Date of death27 August 1961
Age at death68
Place of burialTintinara Cemetery, South Australia

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