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Alfed James VAWSER

Regimental number722
Place of birthClare, South Australia
AddressPatton Street, South Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 6.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. H.E. Vawser, Patton Street, South Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 October 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Maria VAWSER
Discharge date10 April 1919
Other details

Age at death given as 52 on AWM Biographical Card.

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Saxon', 11 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 30 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 10 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death5 September 1927
Age at death49
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, VAWSER Alfed James

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