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Regimental number2375
Place of birthCollector, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCollector, via Breadalbane, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinSister, Miss Rebecca May Poidevin, Collector, via Breadalbane, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 18 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 9 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row F, Grave No. 8), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Collector Catholic Cemetery, New South wales. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: Peter and Theresa POIDEVIN
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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