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David Hood VALANTINE

Regimental number32353
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolNorth Eastern College, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address'Camelote', Tennyson Street, Brighton Beach, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Nellie A Valantine, 'Camelote', Tennyson Street, Brighton Beach, Victoria
Enlistment date26 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 14, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/41/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 22 August 1917
Age at death26
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XVII, Row K, Grave No.15A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew McClure and Isable VALANTINE. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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