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Herbert Robert Duncan CHERRY

Regimental number730
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
SchoolKillingworth Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKillingworth, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Cherry, Killingworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of broncho pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 15 November 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted CHERRY Herbert Robert NR
Place of death or woundingAbbeville, France
Age at death25
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 6)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen CHERRY; husband of Margaret CHERRY, Killingworth, New South Wales. Native of Barnsley, New South Wales

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