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Regimental number1237
Place of birthLancaster, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address190 Salisbury Street, Maylands, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.5
Height5' 3.75"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Dennison, 190 Salisbury Street, Maylands, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the 88th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 1 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Brigade Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date4 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 4 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 4 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsOccupation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 'farmer'.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DENNISON John

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