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Carse John H  Ag Cpl 2592

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Carse John H    A/g Cpl    2592    John Huxley        24 Inf Bn    19    Schoolteacher    Single    R C

Address:    Avenel   

Next of Kin:    Carse, H, Avenel   

Enlisted:    2 Aug 1915       

Embarked:     A38 Ulysses 27 Oct 1915   



The Men Who Returned


Private JOHN H. CARSE, son of Mr. H. Carse, of Avenel, enlisted on
the 3rd of July, 1915, and embarked with the 6th Reinforcements to the
24th Battalion on the transport Ulysses on the 27th of October. He was
transferred to the 60th Battalion in Egypt on the 26th of February, 1916,
and, on the 18th of March, was transferred to the 5th Divisional Artillery
and posted to the 115th Howitzer Battery. He went to France with his

unit on the 19th of June, and later on was transferred to the 14th Field
Artillery Brigade. He was wounded in action on the 6th of September,
1917, and was invalided to England. He returned to Australia as an
invalid on the transport Arawa on the 17th of November, 1918. Prior
to enlisting, he was teaching at the Essendon High School.

Education Department's Record of War Service, p 119




War Service Commemorated

Essendon High School Honour Roll

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours  


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