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Vernon Cyril Harcourt WOODMAN

Regimental number247
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressMagili Road, Maylands, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.75"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Woodman, Magill Road, Maylands, South Australia
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets and Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Vernon Cyril
Discharge date29 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 January 1969

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