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Herbert Ernest PRITCHARD

Regimental number2141
Place of birthLambton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressElder Street, Lambton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 6"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Pritchard, Elder Street, Lambton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 September 1915
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 70), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr W. and Mary PRITCHARD, Elder Street, Lambton, New South Wales
Other details

Embarked Sydney, 16 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 23 March 1916.

Proceeded to 30th Bn from 8th Training Bn, eitoun, 1 April 1916; taken on strength of 30th Bn, Ferry Post, 1 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 20 July 1916; now reported killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Buried at Eaton Hall Cemetery by Reverend James Green, 20 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PRITCHARD Herbert Ernest

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