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David Frederick MANSFIELD

Regimental number6112
Place of birthMaclean, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFisherman
AddressMaclean, Clarence River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Mansfield, Maclean, Clarence River, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death22
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 15), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie MANSFIELD, Maclean, Clarence River, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother also killed at the front.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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