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Regimental number1365
Place of birthLancashire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFlour miller
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Ann Higginbottom, 7 Crookell Street, Salford, England
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 August 1915
Date of death25 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burial7th Field Ambulance Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 5), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary HIGGINBOTTOM; husband of Margaret HIGGINBOTTOM, 11 Zebra Street, Salford, Lancs, England

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