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Regimental number2122
Place of birthBundaberg Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical mechanic
AddressRiverview Terrace, Toowong, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances Manchester, 'St Elmo', Riverview Terrace, Toowong, Queensland
Enlistment date3 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row X, Grave No. 39), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Frances MANCHESTER, Riverview Terrace, Toowong, Queensland. Native of Bundaberg
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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