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Henry Phillipson PETCH

Regimental number5433
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
OccupationPoultry farmer
AddressBoulevarde, Miranda, via Sutherland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Petch, Boulevarde, Miranda, via Sutherland, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1916
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 5), Sailly-Sur-Lys, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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