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Regimental number663
Place of birthWoodside South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address167 Gilbert Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Oldfield, 167 Gilbert Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

'Work at Ypres in September and October 1917 and at Noreuil in April 1917' (? 1918)
Recommendation date: 15 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

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