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Victor Rudolph OFFE

Regimental number230
Place of birthTanunda, South Australia
ReligionLutheran
OccupationWatchmaker
AddressTanunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 4"
Weight121 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah Offe, Tanunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets and 3 years Citizen Milirary Forces
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
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 Roll230A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Machine Gun Section
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Discharge date28 March 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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