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Herbert Victor MASTERS

Regimental number3
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
SchoolParramatta and Sydney Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrass finisher
Address13 Stafford Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Minnie Masters, 13 Stafford Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name1st Signal Troop (1st Light Horse Brigade)
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron
FateDied as a result of accident 15 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAllonville, France
Age at death34
Place of burialAllonville Communal Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Eliza MASTERS; husband of M. MASTERS, "Denbigh", 13 Stafford Street, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsTwo brothers Cpl N Masters and Sapper H S Masters served.

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