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Bertie Hamilton WEPPLER

Regimental number384
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressPark Street, Bega, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6.75"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMrs Morris, Park Street, Bega, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll384
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1915
Discharge date2 December 1915
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1924 Pte Henry Robert WEPPLER, 26th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; 2412 Pte Alfred George WEPPLER, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 29 April 1919.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia, 10 July 1915; discharged (medically unfit: broken right leg), Sydney, 2 December 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 2410 Bertie Hamilton WEPPLER for second period of service.

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