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Samuel SOUTHGATE

Regimental number2399
Place of birthCombs, Suffolk, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Thomas Southgate, Jacks Farm, Combs, Stowmarket\, Suffolk, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 5), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Alice SOUTHGATE, 90 Ingate Road, Beccles, Suffolk, England. Native of Combs, Suffolk, England

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