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Albert OAKES

Regimental number5741
Place of birthMoss Vale New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSailmaker
Address805 New Canterbury Road, Hurlstone Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J A Oakes, 805 New Canterbury Road, Hurlstone Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 3 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 15680 Driver Garnet OAKES, 4th Field Artillery Brigade (Squadron), returned to Australia, 3 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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