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Regimental number8792
Place of birthLeeds, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPipe fitter
AddressFire and Ambulance Station, Central Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.7
Height5' 3"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Ann Haxby, 26 The Crescent, Farnley, Leeds, England
Previous military serviceMember, Broken Hill Volunteer Engineer Rifle Club; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of teeth.
Enlistment date3 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 3, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 10 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 3 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1943
Place of burialHoly Trinity Church, Seaton Carew, Hartlepool, England
SourcesNAA: B2455, RAMSDEN Harry

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