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Regimental number412
Place of birthKensington, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address11 Eltham Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinMrs E A Eastwood, 11 Eltham Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets; 15 months in the 58th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentEssendon, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name7th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3639 Driver Francis EASTWOOD, 5th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 18 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Discharged in Egypt, 5 April 1915

Granted temporary commission in the Imperial (i.e.) British Army, 19 April 1915; served in the Essex Regiment, August 1915-June 1918.

Demobilised as Captain, 31 August 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, EASTWOOD Roger

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