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Herbert James NORTHEY

Regimental number510
Place of birthUralla, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBakers apprentice
AddressRocky Road, Uralla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, J R Northey, Rocky Road, Uralla, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date29 August 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 4 May 1917; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wounds, both legs), Sydney, 29 August 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 August 1952
Age at death54
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, NORTHEY Herbert James

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