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Samuel Arthur WESTERMAN

Regimental number617
Place of birthCoalville, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressOuttrim, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23.9
Height5' 10.25"
Weight165 lbs
Next of kinWife, Elsie May Westerman, 77 Raglan Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Light Horse Brigade, 3rd Signal Troop, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Signal Troop
FateReturned to Australia 30 March 1918
Medals

Mention in Despatches


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
Date: 6 October 1919

Discharge date24 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WESTERMAN Samuel Arthur

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