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Herbert WEST

Regimental number5914
Place of birthBotany, New South Wales
Other NamesHerbert Austin
SchoolDulwich Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressMcArthurs Parade, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs West, McArthurs Parade, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 October 1917
Age at death16
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Margaret WEST.
Family/military connectionsBrother: Harry Walter West. Brother: Clifford Sydney West.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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