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Archibald Sturt TREGILGAS

Regimental number1762
Place of birthSturt, South Australia
SchoolSturt Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressPulsford Road, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Jane Tregilgas, Pulsford Road, Prospect, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 2 November 1917
Place of death or woundingBeersheba, Palestine
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 33), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Pearce and Jane TREGILGAS, 34 Putsford Road, Prospect, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2229 Driver Thomas Ernest TREGILGAS, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.

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