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Eric North NORTH

Regimental number57451
Date of birth1 July 1886
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Occupation Orchard manager
Address'Rowella', West Bay, West Tamar, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 4"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Frances Mary North, 'Rowella', West Bay, West Tamar, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in Derwent Infantry
Enlistment date17 December 1917
Place of enlistmentBeaconsfield, Tasmania
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Discharge date25 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 29 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 25 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 June 1954
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, NORTH Eric North

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