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Jeffrey Vincent CARROLL

Regimental number15255
Date of birth28 June 1894
Place of birthStirling West, South Australia
SchoolCrafers Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressMount Lofty, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Ann Carroll, same address
Previous military service74th infantry
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Mechanical Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Contracted trench fever; invalided to England on board 'Grantully Castle'; torpedoed, 9 March 1918; recovered and returned to duty.

Commenced return to Australia, 22 July 1919; disembarked Australia, 30 August 1919; discharged, 14 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 January 1942
Age at death54
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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