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Victor Conradsdorf Morisset SELLHEIM

Date of birth12 May 1866
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address9 Tashiny Road, Toorak, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation48
Next of kinWife, Mrs V C M Sellheim, 9 Tashiny Road, Toorak, Victoria
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCOL (AA and QMG)
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollBrigadier-General
Unit from Nominal RollHeadquarters, Australian Imperial Force
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette, Third Supplement, No. 29632 (21 June 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129 (21 September 1916).

FateReturned to Australia
Discharge date2 November 1916
Other details

War service: Commandant, AIF Administrative Headquarters, Egypt, 1915-16; London, 1916. Adjutant General and Second Military Member of the Military Board of Australian Forces, 1914 and 1917-24.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Marama', and via America, 31 August 1916; disembarked Melbourne, 17 October 1916; discharged (appointment terminated), 2 November 1916.

Administrator of Norfolk Island, 1926-28.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 January 1928
SourcesNAA: B2455, SELLHEIM Victor Conradsdorf Morisset

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