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Regimental number5793
Place of birthDapto, New South Wales
SchoolSt Leonards' Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOptical salesman
AddressLane Cove Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr C York, Glenroy, Lane Cove Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Militia.
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 July 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death19.9
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row D, Grave No. 3), Surrey, England, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth YORK
Other details

War service: Western Front

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