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Regimental number3001
Place of birthDevenshire St, City, New South Wales
SchoolWaterloo Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address592 Botany Road, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, J Ainsworth, 592 Botany Road, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the School Cadets.
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Date of death27 April 1918
Age at death33
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Clara AINSWORTH, 592 Botany Road, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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