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Vivian Neville MAIN

Regimental number6518
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraper
AddressMagill, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Main, 'The Nook', Tranmere Crescent, Magill, South Australia
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 December 1917
Place of burialProwse Point Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. I), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mark and May MAIN, 'The Nook', Tranmere Terrace, Magill, South Australia. Native of Sandgate, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2nd Lt Eric Claude MAIN, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 3 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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