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Regimental number494
Date of birth--/09/1884
Place of birthPlymouth England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShips plater
Address34 Winbury Park Road, Peverell Plymouth, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lucy Blackford, 34 Winbury Park Road, Plymouth, England
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: Gen INF Rein
Promotion date: 1 May 1917


Unit: INF17
Promotion date: 13 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919

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