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Augustus Neild ANDERSON

Regimental number815
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressDaphne Street, Botany, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32.7
Height5' 3"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinBrother, William Anderson, Daphne Street, Botany, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date6 September 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 7 June 1918; discharged (medically unfit: deafness), Sydney, 6 September 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 August 1922
Age at death39
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. 9, 495), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON Augustus Neild

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