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Regimental number1767
Place of birthParkes, New South Wales
SchoolBoree Creek Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressArdlethan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, William James Verdon, Ardlethan, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried at St Sever Cemetery, Rouen.
FateDied 27 April 1918
Age at death26
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Plot P, Row F, Grave No. 9A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William James and Ada Ellen Caroline VERDON, Ardlethan, New South Wales. Native of Parkes
Family/military connectionsCousin served in AIF.

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