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Alfred William LOVEGROVE

Regimental number5428
Place of birthThag Point, Otago, New Zealand
SchoolChewton School State School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia6
ReligionChurch of England
Address205 Coventry Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, A W Lovegrove, 205 Coventry Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 January 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death31
Place of burialBazintin-Le-Petit Military Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Mary LOVEGROVE, 35 Osborne Street, Williamstown, Victoria. Native of Otago, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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