The AIF Project


Regimental number1523
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
OccupationBuilder and contractor
AddressThurgoona Street, Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29.3
Height5' 9.5"
Weight210 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M A Washington, Thurgoona Street, Albury, New South Wales
Previous military serviceMember for 11 years of Wodonga Rifle Club.
Enlistment date9 September 1918
Place of enlistmentWangaratta, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, Army Medical Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 2 October 1918
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1921
Discharge date14 July 1921
Other details

Enlisted in the AIF; discharged prior to embarkation on account of bilateral flat feet, 6 September 1916.

War service: Rabaul

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marsina', 4 June 1921; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 14 July 1921.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WASHINGTON Herbert John

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