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Regimental number1155
Place of birthScarborough, Yorkshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
Address8 Darby Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Rose Belwood, 8 Darby Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 2nd Battalion, NSW Mounted Rifles, in the South African War. Also served in the AN&MEF, Rabaul, 1914.
Enlistment date27 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 21 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 2), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Mary Ann BELWOOD, husband of Rose BELWOOD, 106 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales. Native of Scarborough, England

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