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Curthew WADDELL

Regimental number358
Place of birthYea, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
AddressHigh Street, Yea, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, T C Waddell, Yea, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 15th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 January 1916
Discharge date25 May 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Suffolk', 29 January 1916; disembarked Melbourne,8 March 1916; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wounds, lower limbs), Melbourne, 25 May 1916.

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

Death not attributed to War Service.
Miscellaneous detailsGiven name incorrectly entered on Embarkation as Curthen.
Date of death1 April 1934
SourcesNAA: B2455, WADDELL Curthew

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