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Herbert Frederick KRAFT

Regimental number57173
Date of birth5 November 1898
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStockman
AddressKapunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height6' 0.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda Louise Johanna Kraft, Kapunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months in Cadets
Enlistment date8 January 1918
Place of enlistmentKapunda, South Australia
Unit name3rd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (South Australia)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date26 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 10 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 26 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KRAFT Herbert Frederick

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