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Joseph WARREN

Regimental number2419
Place of birthStaffordshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBorranning, Williams, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Joseph Warren, Borranning, Williams, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil (Previously rejected on account of flat feet.)
Enlistment date5 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 16 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1919
Discharge date12 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Taken on strength, Training Regiment, Tel el Kebir, 17 June 1916. Attached to No. 3 Company, Imperial Camel Corps, Moascar, 10 August 1916. Taken on strength, 3rd Anzac Bn, Imperial Camel Brigade, 11 November 1916.

Contracted meningitis; admitted to 24th Stationary Hospital, 1 July 1917; discharged to duty, 11 July 1917.

Taken on strength, 15th Light Horse Regiment, 1 July 1918.

Accidentally wounded (deep wound. middle finger, left hand: hand slipped while opening tin), 4 October 1918 GOC, 5th Light horse Brigade, found that the injury was accidental and that no disciplinary action was to be taken.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 28 January 1919; disembarked Western Australia, 22 February 1919; discharged, 12 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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