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Regimental number6953
Place of birthOakey Queensland
SchoolState School, Oakey, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOakey, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Cherry, Oakey, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date28 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 June 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 18), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth CHERRY. Native of Oakey, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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