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Herbert William BETTLES

Regimental number3249
Place of birthKatoomba New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNewnes, near Lithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Bettles, Newnes, near Lithgow, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 July 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Date of death11 July 1918
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John BETTLES, husband of Rose Violet BETTLES, 38 York Place, Pokesdown, Bournemouth, England. Native of Burraga, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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