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Regimental number1111
Date of birth8 March 1893
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolClontarf Orphanage, Victoria Park, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
AddressLoco Shed, Mount Magnet, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFriend, W Bailey, Loco Shed, Mount Magnet, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 7 October 1914 and posted to 1st Rfcts, 11 Bn. T.O.S. 11 Bn, 10 February 1915. Appointed L/Cpl. 20 May 1916. Wounded Pozi?res 22-25 July 1916. Mortally wounded at Flers, 9 November 1916
FateDied of wounds 28 November 1916
Place of death or woundingnear Bapaume, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBirminghamn (Lodge Hill) Cemetery (Row B10, Grave No. 424), Warwickshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other detailsWar Service: Gallipoli, France

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