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Regimental number2797
Place of birthPenshurst, Victoria
AddressBell Street, Penshurst, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Cameron, Bell Street, Penhurst, Victoria
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 28 June 1915 - 5th Bn 9th Reinforcements; taken on strength 5th Bn 7 January 1916; mortally wounded 5 October 1917.
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde, Passchendaele, Belgium
Age at death33
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row C, Grave No. 17), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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