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Regimental number8729
Place of birthBurnie, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPostal official
AddressWivenhoe, via Burnie, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Ernest Alexander, Wivenhoe, via Burnie, Victoria
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919
Date of death3 July 1980
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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