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Joseph Albert MASON

Regimental number6969
Place of birthJindivick, Victoria
SchoolDrouin State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressR.A.F.A. Barracks, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Vera Mason, St Arnaud PO, St Arnaud, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Aust Field Artillery.
Enlistment date25 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentQuartermaster Sergaent
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row D, Grave No. 13A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Sarah MASON; husband of Vera MASON, 330 High Street, Malvern East, Victoria

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