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Regimental number1968
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolBalmain Public School, New South Wales
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressThorby Avenue, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs G A Maxwell, 8 Thorby Avenue, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres Belgium
Age at death32.11
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialPasschandaele New British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row E, Grave No. 17), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Annie MAXWELL; husband of G.A. MAXWELL, 8 Campbell Street, Ramsgate, Kogarah, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsPTE, A Watson, NE, Killed in France

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