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Regimental number3878
Date of birth12 April 1895
Place of birthWallaroo, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 3.25"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs G M Featherstone, 258 Rundle Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military service78th Infantry
Enlistment date19 December 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 22 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Discharge date2 August 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mahia', 6 June 1919; arrived Melbourne, 17 July 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 2 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FEATHERSTONE Norman Samuel

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