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Hugh Vaughan MASSIE

Regimental number1980
Place of birthSale, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address142 High Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Miss Nellie Massie, St Vincents Girls Orphanage, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date22 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds whilst POW in German Hands.
FateDied of wounds 8 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialdouchy-les-ayette British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Mary MASSIE. Died of Wounds while a Prisoner of War

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Frank Raymond MASSIE, 12th Light Horse, died of disease, Damascus, 15 October 1918.

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