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Christopher Leslie HOUGH

Regimental number1246
Place of birthBusselton, Western Australia
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressUplands, 293 Murray Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabel Ann Hough, Guildford Road, Belmont, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 1 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 31), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christopher adn Isabella HOUGH, 11 Cantle Street, Mount Lawley, Western Australia. Native of Busselton, Western Australia

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