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Reggie Nathaniel FRENCH

Regimental number885
Place of birthBligh New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressMerriwa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, John French, Merriwa, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Edward and Emily FRENCH, Merriwa, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1417 Pte Russell Sullivan FRENCH, 5th Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919; 1410 Pte Percival Vaughan FRENCH, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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