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Regimental number929
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
Other NamesNoel Paxton
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressHaroldene, The Boulevards, Strathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinFather, C.N. Backhouse, Haroldene, The Boulevards, Strathfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Irish Rifles, Citizen Military Forces, for 9 months.
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
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
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsName recorded on Embarkation Roll as Noel Roston BACKHOUSE.

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