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Wilfred CORNELIUS

Regimental number3351
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationShare farmer
AddressWillunga, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, James Marks Cornelius, Willunga, South Australia
Enlistment date23 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Unit embarked at Melbourne per HMAT A17 'Port Lincoln' on 22 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 30 August 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1084 Driver Henry CORNELIUS, 2nd Signal Squadron, returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 May 1961
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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