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Regimental number162
Place of birthColeford, Gloucestershire, England
SchoolColeford National School, England
Age on arrival in Australia31
ReligionChurch of England
Address87 Smith Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Olive Ballinger, 87 Smith Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death27 July 1916
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Emma BALLINGER, husband of Mrs Olive BALLINGER, Ourimbah, New South Wales. Native of Coleford, Glos., England

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