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Regimental number7105
Place of birthNorbiton, Surrey, England
SchoolWest Cornforth Council School, Durham, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
Addressc/o Wm. May, Moonana, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Joseph Buddin, West Cornforth, Durham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMoved from Norbiton, Surrey, to West Cornforth at age 20. Wounded at Hermes, died at Rouen, France.
FateDied of wounds 21 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot IX, Row G, Grave No. 7), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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