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Regimental number967
Place of birthNorthampton, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHuntroyd, Gray Street, off Belmore Road, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinSister, Mrs R M Baillie, Huntroyd, Gray Street, off Belmore Road, Randwick, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 21 years in the Lancashire Fusiliers; discharged to pension, 16 January 1912.
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name2nd Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal RollArtillery Details
FateReturned to Australia 5 December 1919
Discharge date6 February 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front, England

Appointed Company Sergeant Major at Gallipoli, 1 May 1915.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 3 June 1916. Taken on strength, Permanent Cadre, No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, England, from Artillery Details, 1 January 1918.

Commenced return to Australia, 5 December 1919; disembarked, 23 January 1920; discharged, 6 February 1920.

Total war service: 5 years 154 days (of which 5 years 99 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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