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William Richard Frederick BABER

Regimental number64036
Date of birth6 July 1897
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer's assistant
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Grace Baber, 'Rosedale', Cabramatta, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3.5 years in the 20th Infantry Bn, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date1 June 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney on board HT 'Port Darwin', 14 September 1918; disembarked Suez, 25 October 1918.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 10 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 25 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal

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