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Regimental number3170
Place of birthAmbercrombie River, Taralga, New South Wales
SchoolCurraweela near Taralga, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCurrawella via Taralga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Loader, Currawella via Taralga, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of disease 2 December 1916
Place of death or woundingDied at Sea. Place not known.
Age at death24
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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