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Henry DUCIE

Regimental number2949
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotorman
Address109 Fitzroy Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 7.125"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Ducie, 109 Fitzroy Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Coldstream Guards, British Army, for 12 years: time expired.
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 June 1916
Discharge date10 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Taken on strength, 16th Bn, 8 January 1916.

Transferred to 48th Bn, 3 March 1916.

Promoted Temporary Corporal, 9 March 1916.

Admitted to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 1 April 1916 (rheumatism, hips); discharged to unit, 9 April 1916.

Transferred to 12th Training Bn, 12 May 1916.

Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, 1 June 1916 (chronic rheumatism); transferred same day to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia.

Commenced return to Australia for discharge on board HT 'Port Sydney', 24 June 1916; discharged, Perth, 10 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUCIE Henry

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