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Regimental number953
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
SchoolEssendon State School, St Kilda State School, Hawthorn State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address18 Darebin Street, Heidelberg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Geo Sussens, Darebin Street, Heidelberg, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets, Essendon, Footscray, Abbotsford and Fairfiled, Victoria
Enlistment date26 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Surname spelt SUSSEMS
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot XV, Row E, Grave No. 27), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Robert and Isabel Walker SUSSEMS, "Carinya", Darebin Street, Heidelberg, Victoria

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