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Regimental number3501
Place of birthBurk, Britain
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address78 Lamb Street, Lilyfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Gearing, 78 Lamb Street, Lilyfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialCabaret-Rouge British Cemetery (Plot XV, Row H, Grave No. 30), Souches, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Ellen GEARING; husband of Mary GEARING, 70 Lamb Street, Lilyfield, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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