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Albert Edward VARCOE

Regimental number789
Place of birthHillston, New South Wales
SchoolWellington Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTraveller
AddressOrange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height6' 0"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinR S Varcoe, Orange, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets; member, Rifle Club.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentKensington, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death19 May 1915
Age at death26.4
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialParade Ground Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 4), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
38
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert Stewart and Madeline I.R. VARCOE, 92 Byng Street, Orange. Native of Hillston, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 april 1915.

Appoinmted Lance Corporal, 1 May 1915.

Killed in action, 19 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, VARCOE Albert Edward

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