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Attestation form for Herbert Lovett: Served in World War I & II

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Title: Attestation form for Herbert Lovett
Subtitle: Served in World War I & II
Date: 1940

View Herbert Lovett's Australian Imperial Force service records on Discovering Anzacs.

Keywords: Aboriginal peoples, armed forces, enlistment, military service, World Wars, Lake Condah mission, soldier settlement scheme
Record creator: Central Army Records Office
Reference: B884, V5180

Herbert Lovett

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This is a Mobilisation Attestation Form (enlistment form) filled out by Herbert Stahle Lovett, a Gunditjmara man from Lake Condah in Victoria, when he joined the Australian Military Forces during World War II. It includes details such as Lovett's age, date of birth, occupation, marital status, next of kin, religious denomination and previous military service. The document reveals that Lovett had served with the 5th Machine Gun Battalion in World War I.

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