The AIF Project

Victor Byron WEST

Date of birth3 February 1874
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMining and civil engineer
Address8 Law Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinFather, Edward West, 8 Law Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollMining Corps


Unit: Mining Corps
Promotion date: 15 February 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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