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Regimental number8624
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSame as next of kin
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.25"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Caroline Mathews, 7 Wright Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in 51st Senior Cadets; transferred to 56th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces, for 1.5 years; 6 months in 19th Battery, Field Artillery; left the district.
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Discharge date10 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 27 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 8 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 10 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SYRETTE Norman

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