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Norman Harry ENGLISH

Regimental number2596
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressHamley Bridge, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 7"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinGuardian, Mrs Caroline Branson, Hamley Bridge, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 July 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Discharge date17 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 25 December 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 4 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 17 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death not attributed to war service.
Date of death14 July 1939
Age at death42
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (6 44 WS), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ENGLISH Norman Harry

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