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David Smithies TREGONING

Regimental number5991
Place of birthSheffield, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSassafras, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 7.75"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Tregoning, Sassafras, Tasmania
Previous military serviceSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as TREGONNING. Served for 1 year in Senior Cadets; 3 years in 91st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment. Previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of defective teeth.
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name entered on Nominal Roll as David Smithers TREGONING.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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