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Herbert George MAY

Regimental number933
Place of birthGlenelg South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address258 Hindley Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Lois May, 258 Hindley Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date27 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 26 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBaghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row E, Grave No. 24), Iraq
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Father: George MAY (d. 28 August 1902, aged 41; bu. West Terrace Cemetery)
Other detailsDied while a prisoner of war, Turkey.

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