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Regimental number3525
Place of birthAvon, North Chippenham
SchoolChristian, Malford
Age on arrival in Australia22
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFriend, Fred Grenness, Heidelberg Road, Alphington, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingUnknown
Age at death26
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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