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Harry Tyson PRINGLE

Regimental number6551
Place of birthPort Douglas, Queensland
OccupationGrocer
AddressFairymount, Mossman, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 10"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinNicholas J Pringle, Fairymount, Mossman, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 January 1915
Place of enlistmentPort Douglas, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameInfantry Brigade Train 7, Company 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 24 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Discharge date2 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 888 Staff Sergeant Thomas Lynch PRINGLE DCM, ANZAC Mounted Division, returned to Australia, 5 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kashmir', 9 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 23 April 1919, for onward travel to Queensland; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 2 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 October 1973
Age at death83
Place of burialMossman Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, PRINGLE Harry Tyson

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