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Vivian Delmah

L. Cpl. 3rd Pioneer Bn. AIF. SN 1199. Returned 6.7.1919. ? 8.8.1919

9 Ethel Street Guildford

Date Enlisted 12/02/1916
Service Number SN 1199
Age of Enlistment 22 years 7 months
Place of Enlistment Perth, WA
Place of Birth Guildford, WA
Previous Military Experience Nil
Occupation Farm Labourer
Marital Status Single
Religion Wesleyan
School Attended NK
Address History Father - Richard Masters, Gingin, WA

Military History

Enlisted with D Coy. 3rd Australian Pioneer Bn. Measles Blackboy Hill, WA.
Embarked Melbourne per HT ‘Wandilla’ for England 6.6.1916.
Roll Rank Private.
Roll Unit ‘D’ Company, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, AIF.
Masters disembarked at Plymouth 26.7.1916.  After a period of training, he proceeded overseas to France via Southampton 24.11.1916. Masters became sick in the field and was transferred by 10th Australian Field Ambulance 15.12.1916, then to the 7th General Hospital at Omer with Mumps. He rejoined his Unit in the Field 8.1.1918. Masters attended Cookery School at Hazebrouck 12.1.1918. He was promoted to L. Cpl. 16.10.1918. He marched out to England ex France 14.4.1919 and disembarked at Southampton 16.4.1919 for return to Australia. Records note he was due 2 blue Chevrons.
Embarked for Australia per ‘Somali’ 1.6.1919.
Returned/Disembarked 6.7.1919.
Discharged 8.7.1919
Final Rank Lance Corporal 3rd Pioneer Bn. AIF.
Medical Condition NK.
Awards and Medals British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Notes Although in active service, Masters does not appear to have fought on the front
Photos HMAT 'Wandilla' at Port Melbourne. Photographer Josiah Barnes, photograph source AWM PB1150

Information Source
AWM PB1150. HMAT 'Wandilla' at Port Melbourne. Photographer Josiah Barnes, photograph sourced from the Pictorial Collection of the Australian War Memorial
NAA: B2455, Masters Vivian Dellmah
AWM Embarkation Rolls- Vivian Dellmah Masters

Gingin, WA. previously 9 Ethel St, Guildford. WA


Associated Images

HMAT 'Wandilla' at Port Melbourne. Photographer Josiah Barnes, photograph source AWM PB1150