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Eli Samuel COLLESS

Regimental number1390
Place of birthMudgee New South Wales
OccupationLocomotive fireman
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Ellen Colless, 799 Illawarra Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 January 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919

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