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Regimental numberR1686
Place of birthBlacks, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia9
AddressKirrup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinBrother, J Cheeseman, Kirrup, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingNine miles north of St Quentin, France
Age at death46
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row N, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret CHEESEMAN. Native of New Zealand. Regimental Number shown on Cemetey Details: No. 1868
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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