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Regimental number306
Date of birth1883
Place of birthRandwick, New South Wales
AddressBurwood Road, Enfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethol Ackling, Burwood Road, Enfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Aust Rifle Regt for 3 years.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 February 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Date of death2 February 1917
Age at death34
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row H, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Wounded, 29 January 1917; died of wounds, 2 February 1917.

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