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Norman Beresford BASSAN

Regimental number64031
Date of birth13 August 1898
Place of birthEnfield, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressFerry Street, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.9
Height5' 6.5"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Albert Edward Bassan, Ferry Street, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 6 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date31 July 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
Discharge date18 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 14 September 1918; disembarked Suez, 10 October 1918.

Taken on strength, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 14 November 1918.

Detached to Agricultural School, 17 December 1918; rejoined Regiment, Rafa, 28 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Madras', 27 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 18 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BASSAN Norman Beresford

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