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Kenneth William VEAR

Regimental number513
Place of birthBurwood, Victoria
SchoolBurwood State School, Victoria
AddressBurwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Frederick Vear, Burwood PO, Burwood, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialWhite House Cemetery (Plot III, Row L, Grave No. 7), St. Jean-Les-Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick William and Gertrude VEAR, Healsville, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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