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Joseph Francis TARRANT

Regimental number7014
Place of birthClifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolSt Parick's (Catholic) College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTailors cutter
Address105 Westgarth Street, South Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Tarrant, 135 Westgarth Street, South Northcote, Victoria
Previous military serviceRAFA; Served in the Cadets, in the Citizen Military Forces Artillery, and in the Royal Australian Field Artillery (as Sergeant Major).
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingBailleul, France
Age at death22.4
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 53), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
188
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis John and Amelia Julia TARRANT, 182 Page Street, Middle Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousins: 12 joined the AIF, three were killed.

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