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Regimental number2976
Place of birthCawdor, New South Wales
SchoolMt Hunter Public School, New South Wales
AddressMount Hunter, near Camden, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Rowena Stratton, Mount Hunter, near Camden, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets for 12 months.
Enlistment date5 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1917
Place of death or woundingNot known
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSt. Severy Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot III, Row I, Grave NO. 4A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Rowena STRATTON, Cawdor, Camden, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsThree cousins killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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