Badge Number: S11748, Sub Branch: Hayhurst


Service Numbers: 2826, S212317
Enlisted: 28 October 1916, 6th Reinforcements
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Parachilna, South Australia, 14 May 1887
Home Town: Peterborough (Formerly Petersburg), South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Oaklands Park, South Australia, 3 July 1980, aged 93 years
Cemetery: AIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide
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World War 1 Service

28 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2826, 43rd Infantry Battalion, 6th Reinforcements
16 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2826, 43rd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '18' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Berrima embarkation_ship_number: A35 public_note: ''
7 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2826, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Messines
18 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 43rd Infantry Battalion, At Keswick Barracks See attached certificate

World War 2 Service

30 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN S212317
30 Sep 1939: Enlisted Adelaide, SA
5 Oct 1942: Discharged

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

Lived for many years at 9 Sherwood Avenue Oaklands Park.

married to Annie;  children Annie Ned, Harry, George, Lorna and Patricia(dec.) (ex RSL Membership card)