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Noel Hardy PRETTY

Regimental number1869
Date of birth25 December 1886
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
SchoolScotch College, Perth, Western Australia; Cathedral King's School, Worcester, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressBank of New South Wales, Northam, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs H J H Pretty, 'Netheridge', Mundaring, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Medium Trench Mortar Battery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Fremantle branch, 17 October 1905 (appointed ledger keeper, July 1908). Transferred to Perth branch, January 1908; to Kalgoorlie branch, September 1909; to Boulder branch (as teller), January 1913; to Northam branch (as teller), May 1914.
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Discharge date16 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: [1032] Lt Norman Haywood PRETTY, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 23 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p.P. 324-5.

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