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Regimental number5358
Place of birthEngland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTirroan, Mount Perry, Line, Queensland
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinSon, G Handley, Tirroan Mount Perry Line, Queensland
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Rebecca HANDLEY
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 January 1926
Age at death63
Place of burialGin Gin Cemetery, Queensland

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