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Archibald White HOUSTON

Regimental number4438
Place of birthLidcombe, New South Wales
SchoolStanmore Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
AddressBonnie Doon Robertson Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Houston, Fernville Liberty Street, Enmore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Garrison Artillery for about 2 years.
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of disease 14 January 1917
Place of death or woundingRouen
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot IV, Row M, Grave No. 9), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Eugene and Margaret HOUSTON,9 Liberty Street, Enmore, New South Wales. Nataive of Lidcombe, New South Wales

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