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Regimental number4431
Place of birthBeverley, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThe Rectory, Colin Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Canon Groser, The Rectory, Spring Park Road, Mid Junction, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Special Memorial, B, No. 4), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (brass plaque) in St George's Cathedral, Perth, Western Australia: 'The cross on the altar commemorates three members of St John's College who were killed in the Great War - James Edward Blythe Brook, Noel Groser, Keith Murray.' Parents: Charles and Phoebe GROSER, The Rectory, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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