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Berzillei DAWE

Regimental number9614
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.5
Height5' 8.75"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Wilson DAWE, Beryl Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2.5 years in the Senior Cadets; transferred to 12th Engineers, Citizen Military Forces (1.5 years); still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name11th Field Company Engineers, Section 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Outer Harbour, Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Discharge date3 January 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5330 Corporal Albert Leslie DAWE MM, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 22 September 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 10 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 3 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAWE Berzillei

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