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Regimental number224
Place of birthSouth Lambeth, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.3
Height5' 7"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Emerson, 145 Tyers Street, Lambeth, London, England
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the 24th Bn, Royal West Surrey Regiment, British Army.
Enlistment date20 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 October 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSignaller
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateDischarged 9 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Discharged in London, 9 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 November 1973
Age at death82
Place of burialWoden Cemetery, ACT
SourcesNAA: B2455, EMERSON Henry

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