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Joseph ZEEN

Regimental number58184
Date of birth9 October 1887
Place of birthBega, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressTeven Creek, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 7.5"
Weight180 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs P Zeen (address not known)
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 June 1918
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th (Queensland) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Discharge date28 November 1919
Other details

War service: England, France

Embarked Sydney, 4 September 1918; found guilty, at sea, of neglect to obey an order given by an NCO: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 3 days' pay; disembarked London, 14 November 1918, and marched in to 5th Training Bn.

Proceeded overseas to France, 25 January 1919.

Admitted to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 18 April 1919; transferred to England, and admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 19 April 1919; discharged, 6 June 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 52 days.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 9 June 1919; discharged to No 2 Group, Sutton Veney, 11 August 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 64 days.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', 3 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 28 November 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ZEEN Joseph

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