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David WOODWARDS

Regimental number728
Date of birth15 June 1890
Place of birthCamberwell, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister-in-Law, Mrs J Woodwards, 135 Asylum Road, Packham, London, England
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 27th Battalion
Promotion date: 2 February 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: 27th Battalion
Promotion date: 1 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date5/9/1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front (wounded: 4 August 1916; 2 September 1918)

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

Also served in World War II as S38130, 25th Garrison Bn.
Date of death23 May 1966
Age at death76

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