Service Number: 17526
Enlisted: 30 October 1916
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 1st Cavalry Division
Born: Orange, New South Wales, Australia, 1890
Home Town: North Sydney, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Influenza, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 8 June 1919
Cemetery: Gore Hill Cemetery, New South Wales
Memorials: Orange Holy Trinity Anglican Church Honour Board, Orange WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

30 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper
9 May 1917: Involvement Sapper, 17526, 1st Cavalry Division, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '6' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Sydney embarkation_ship_number: A15 public_note: ''
9 May 1917: Embarked Sapper, 17526, 1st Cavalry Division, HMAT Port Sydney, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Next of kin-Wife, Mrs Ivy Maud Astill, 30 Princess Street, North Sydney, New South Wales.

Enlistment date-30 October 1916

Unit name-Cavalry Divisional Signal Squadron 1

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)-1st Wireless Signal Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number-22/33/1

Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917.

Age at embarkation-27
Rank from Nominal Roll Sapper

He returned to Australia 22 March 1919, discharged from the army on 23 May 1919 and died of influenza 8 June 1919, so he fails to qualify as Great War dead.