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Regimental number16136
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolSt Xaviara (Catholic) School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCaricature artist and draftsman
AddressEast Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gwendolyn Vasco, c/o Mrs J. Manghan, Ashfield Street, East Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date11 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNovember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was injured in France and died in hospital England.
FateDied 3 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialSt. Albans Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 5), Hertford
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Marie VASCO; husband of Gwendlyn VASCO, 44 River Terrace, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane

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