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Regimental number6027
Place of birthGympie Qld
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrooloo Valley Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Mrs A Stevens, Brooloo via Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialMud Corner British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. II), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: augustus and Annie HESTER. Native of Gympie, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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