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Henry Robert VICCARS

Regimental number1065
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
Other NamesHarry Roberts
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPainter
Address46 Clarence Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinJames Viccars, 46 Clarence Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1914
Place of enlistmentGeelong, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1915
Discharge date3 December 1915
Family/military connectionsBrother: 55484 Pte Stewart McDougall VICCARS, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Kyarra', 10 June 1915; discharged (medically unfit: rheumatism), 3 December 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 October 1961
Place of burialHeidelberg Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, VICCARS Henry Robert

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