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Place of birthNorth Fitzroy, Victoria
SchoolMelbourne University, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address78 Albion Street, Brunwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W M Glendinning, 78 Albion Street, Brunwick, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Lt in Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name3rd Field Artillery Brigade, Military District 3 and Military District 6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A2 Geelong on 19 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateKilled in Action 27 August 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death22.11
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 8), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Eliza GLENDINNING, 216 Hope Street, Brunswick, Victoria

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