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Cecil John UPTON

Regimental number739
True NameHENNESSY
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy farmer
Addressc/o Mrs W. Crew, 42 Station Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 5.5"
Weight154.5 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Mrs W. Crew, 42 Station Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A21 Marere on 20 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death14 May 1964
Age at death69
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery, Victoria

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