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Cyril WEST

Regimental number354
Place of birthClifton Hill, Victoria
SchoolYarra Park State School, East Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
Address23 Hill Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W J West, 23 Hill Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row D, Grave 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
48
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated ('Pro Deo et Patria') in St Augustine's Anglican Church (stained glass window), Mentone, Victoria. Parents: William James and Maria WEST
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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