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Regimental number675
Place of birthSheffield, England
SchoolBoard School, Osborne Road, Acton, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
Address3 Oldham Terrace, Acton, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinJacob Middleton, 3l Oldham Terrace, Acton, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Trench Mortar Battery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was one of six sons, all volunteers; 2 were killed in action.
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Age at death24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row I, Grave No. 12A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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