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Regimental number1539
Place of birthKirkee, Bombay, India
ReligionChurch of England
Address245 Johnson Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Bodycote, Vaniyambady, Northarcot District, India
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1539A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 26 July 1915 - 31st Bn, 1st Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 31st Bn, 11 February 1916; 4th Division Ammunition Column, 20 April 1916; 47th Bn, 25 December 1916; 49th Bn, 1 June 1918. Promoted Corporal, 1 November 1917.
FateDied of disease 22 June 1918
Date of death22 June 1918
Age at death25
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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