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Regimental number929
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressHaroldene, The Boulevards, Strathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C.N. Backhouse, Haroldene, The Boulevards, Strathfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Forty-One on 22 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1919
Discharge date15 May 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: [1905] Lt Allan Norman BACKHOUSE, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 30 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Disembarked in Australia, 9 February 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded on Embarkation Roll as Noel Roston BACKHOUSE.

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