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Regimental number1248
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
SchoolBoys' Grammar School, Ipswich
AddressLanefield via Rosewood, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Theo Germain, Lanefield via Rosewood, Queensland
Previous military serviceBrother: MM; also uncle and cousin.
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 1 May 1918
Place of death or woundingEs Sault, Palestineq
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row V, Grave No. 55), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents:P Theo and Elizabeth GERMAIN, "Stoneleigh", Lanefield, Queensland. Native of Ipswich, Queensland

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