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Valentine Rutherford ABBOTT

Regimental number32561
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw student
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 11"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, A F Abbott, solicitor, Commercial Bank Chambers, St George's Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 May 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 10, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: No 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Promotion date: 3 February 1918


Unit: Australian Flying Corps
Promotion date: 3 May 1918

FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1919
Discharge date29 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Married Daphne Mary MARMION, spinster, aged 24, The Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, St Marylebone, London, 21 February 1918.

Granted leave with pay and subs, 27 May-13 August 1919 (Non-Military Employment: study of common law at Council of Legal Education, London).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Morea', 18 October 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Perth, 29 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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