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Herbert Alfred BISMIRE

Regimental number12787
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationFurniture manufacturer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.75"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, Herbert Bismire, 190 Bay Street, Brighton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets; 2 years in the 49th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date27 May 1916
Place of enlistmentPrahran, Victoria
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps, 1st Divisional Train
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Train
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Discharge date31 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 202 Corporal Harold Victor BISMIRE, returned to Australia, 23 October 1918; Cousin: 3514 Pte Harold James BISMIRE, 30th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devanha', 8 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 23 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 31 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BISMIRE Herbert Alfred

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