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Albert NOCK

Regimental number2964
Place of birthCradley Heath, Staffordshire, England
ReligionCongregational
OccupationOrchardist
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 8"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinWife, Maud Louise Nock
Previous military serviceServed for 7 weeks in Royal Garrison Artillery; purchased discharge.
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Discharge date6 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 9 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 January 1917.

Transferred to Machine Gun Corps Details, Grantham, 21 July 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 11 October 1917; taken on strength, 23rd Machine Gun Company, in the field, 23 October 1917.

Admitted to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 25 November 1917 (diarrhoea); rejoined unit, 2 December 1917.

Proceeded on leave, 14 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 30 October 1918.

Admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 3 November 1918 (bronchitis); transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 8 November 1918; to Ambulance Train No 26, 25 november 1918; to England, 25 November 1918, and admitted to 2/1st Southern General Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, 26 November 1918; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 10 December 1918; discharged on furlough, 11 December 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veney, 27 December 1918.

Granted extension of leave, 27 December 1918, to 28 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 24 January 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 28 February 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Fremantle, 6 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, NOCK Albert

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