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Regimental number722
Place of birthEngland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSydney GPO, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMiss Florence Johnstone, Burwood Road, Burwood, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed with Royal Field Artillery in India for 12 years until about 1912; discharged with rank of Sergeant.
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battery, 14th Bde. Aust. Field Artillery
FateKilled in Action 31 July 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death31 July 1917
Age at death30
Place of burialViamertinche New Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 12), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Mary Ellen L. BARRON. Native of Yorkshire, England
Family/military connectionsCame to Australia early 1913.

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