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Reginald Alanby WAMSLEY

Regimental number17
Place of birthElsternwick, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWoolclasser
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.2
Height5' 7"
Weight178 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Wamsley, Widows Fund Buildings, Grenfell Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date22 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Reginald Alanby Wamsley on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date10 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Port Said on board HT 'Dorsdet', 29 April 1919; disembarked, Adelaide, 4 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 10 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 October 1982
Age at death87
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WAMSLEY Reginald Alanby

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