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Regimental number5147
Place of birthHavelock, Victoria
SchoolHavelock State School, Victoria
Other trainingLabourer
AddressHavelock, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Mr S Mottram, Havelock, Victoria
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood
Age at death28.5
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row G, Grave No. 7A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Elizabeth MOTTRAM
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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