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Herbert Vincent Reynolds was born in Sebastapol and was a Joiner by trade when he enlisted in the 1st Field Ambulance, Reinforcement 1 on 10 September 1914 at the age of 18. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914 and four months later he was at the historic Gallipoli landing on April 25th 1915. On August 16th he was evacuated to Mudros then to Malta, suffering from influenza. To complete his treatment and recovery he was transferred to hospital in England. In January 1916 he returned to Egypt but in March he moved to France. On September 20th 1917 he was wounded in action in Belgium when he suffered a serious gunshot wound to his ear. Once more he was evacuated to England for treatment. He returned to France in April 1918 and avoided further injury. He returned to Australia on the Durham and disembarked at Melbourne on December 23rd 1918.
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