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Alfred Godfrey THREDGOLD

Regimental number192
Place of birthMarion, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBrickmaker
AddressMarion, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 9.5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs May Thredgold, Marion, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets; previously rejected for enlistment in Citizen Military Forces on account of eyesight.
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1919
Discharge date30 May 1921
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 22 December 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 3 February 1920; discharged (medically unfit: senility and debility), Adelaide, 30 May 1921.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as THREADGOLD.
Date of death6 March 1970
SourcesNAA: B2455, THREDGOLD Alfred Godfrey

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