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Christopher HUMPHRIES

Regimental number5835
Place of birthWest Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolSt Francis, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address86 Lothian Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Bridget Humphries, 86 Lothian Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death44
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
99
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christopher and Mary HUMPHRIES
Family/military connectionsNephew Pte Robert Irwin 14th Batt died of wounds at Alexandria 9th May 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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