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Matthew LACEY

Regimental number2049
Place of birthLeatherjacket Creek, Glen Innes Road, Grafton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressBroadmeadows, Barney's Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinBrother, George Lacy, Broadmeadows, Barney's Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularA splendid rifle shot. Worked as a miner.
FateDied of disease 15 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Mathew Lacey on NR
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death38

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