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Reginald Walter WEAVER

Regimental number2485
Date of birth29 March 1898
Place of birthWellington, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith's striker
Address162 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs S J Weaver, 162 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2484 Pte Leslie Bede WEAVER, 19th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 April 1916; 2931 Pte Thomas George WEAVER, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 11 April 1916; 4478 Pte Harold Edward WEAVER, 3rd Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 2 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

Also served in World War II: enlisted 2 October 1941 as N280998; discharged, 23 May 1942, as Private, 120 Sepcial General Hospital.

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