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Herbert Sinclair BAINBRIDGE

Regimental number3393
Place of birthMildura, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationStation hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Miss Mabel Phillips, 28 Moore Street, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of vision)
Enlistment date27 December 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonweath Gazette' No 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Discharge date23 March 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Adelaide, 10 February 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 2 May 1917, and marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford.

Married Annie WATERHOUSe, spinster, aged 21, St Margaret Parish Church, Bradford, 27 August 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 20 December 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 6 February 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 23 March 1920.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAINBRIDGE Herbert Sinclair

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