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Herbert Alexander FAIRWEATHER

Regimental number34740
OccupationMotor driver
Address94 Oxford Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusDivorced
Age at embarkation26.5
Height6' 0.5"
Next of kinFather, James Allen Fairweather, 94 Oxford Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, April 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollField Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date5 January 1918
Other details

War service: embarked Melbourne, 21 June 1917; disembarked Capetown, South Africa, 27 July 1917, and admitted to 2nd General Hospital, Maitland.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT Neuralia', 26 August 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 5 January 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death19 February 1971
Age at death80
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall 7 Niche 131), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, FAIRWEATHER Herbert Alexander

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