The AIF Project


Regimental number5497
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinSister, Mrs A Wilkins, 11 Grantham Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies, October 1916, Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 1 May 1916. Taken on strength, 3rd Tunnelling Company, 13 February 1917.
FateKilled in Action 25 May 1917
Age at death45
Place of burialHersin Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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