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Herbert John SELF

Regimental number3589
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCycle mechanic
AddressMoonah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, F Self, Moonah, Tasmania
Previous military serviceTas Rangers. Derwent Infantry Q3UC
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Jane SELF
Discharge date1 February 1920
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Morvada', 4 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 February 1919, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 1 February 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death25 June 1937
Age at death44
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, SELF Herbert John

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