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Regimental number4134
Place of birthMalvern, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address10 Bogan Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Victoria Provan, 40 Dudley Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given name two spellings Land and Laud
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ada PROVAN, "St. Neots", Alpha Road, Willoughby, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4135 Lance Corporal Roy PROVAN, 30th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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