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Joseph Manetby FURNESS

Regimental number2069
Place of birthKangaroo Flat, Bendigo, Victoria
Other NamesJoseph Maultby
SchoolState School Kangaroo Flat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressKangaroo Flat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Lapish, Kangaroo Flat, Victoria
Enlistment date18 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death6 August 1915
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Special Memorial A. 5), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Captain John FURNESS and Clara Lapish (formerly FURNESS), Kangaroo Flat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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