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Regimental number2866
Place of birthPaddington New South Wales
AddressWilloughby, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine Beatrice Bloomfield, c/o Mrs Guise, Ridge Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service18th Infantry
Enlistment date23 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 2 September 1918

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Recommendation date: 12 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1919

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

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