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Hector Alfred SADLER

Regimental number9065
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolSwanston Street State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address73 Fitzroy Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Henry Sadler, 73 Fitzroy Street, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
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 RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 30 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 16), Ovillers-La-Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Euphemia SADLER. Native of Geelong, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother Cpl H Sadler, and three cousins Cpl Aitchison, Pte Aitchison and Pte N Sadler.

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