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Vivian Walter VOVIL

Regimental number1114
Date of birth4 December 1893
Place of birthLaurieton, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Mrs May Vovil, Laurieton, Camden Haven, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Laurieton, Camden Haven, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6382 Pte Edward John VOVIL, 17th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

Also served in World War II: en;isted Paddington, New South Wales, 14 June 1940; discharged, 17 October 1945, as N72652 Private, 18th Works Company.
Miscellaneous detailsName entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Vivian Walker VOVIL.

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