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Berthal Victor FESTER

Regimental number2420
Place of birthMount Cotton Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frederick Fester, Mount Kilcov, via Kilcoy, Queensland
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death3 May 1962

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