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Regimental number1234
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolState school, Victoria
AddressKumminin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Cheetham, Remington PO via Drouin, Victoria
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 1 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1234A
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateKilled in Action 31 July 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBus House Cemeteery (Row F, Grave No. 9), Voormezeele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Annie CHEETHAM, Remington, Drouin, Victoria

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