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Regimental number279
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolNorth Perth State School, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address45 Leake Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Karl Varian, 45 Leake Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll279A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32.10
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialPernois British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Carl and Mary VARIAN, 45 Leake Street, North Perth, Western Australia. Native of Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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