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Regimental number718
Place of birthNorth Perth, Western Australia
SchoolNorth Perth State School, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address547 Fitzgerald Street, Nth Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Elizabeth Jones, 547 Fitzgerald Street, Nth Perth, Western Australia
Previous military service88th Infantry; Served in the Cadets, WA
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death19.4
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBirr Cross Road Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 5), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Jane Elizabeth JONES, 41 York Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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