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Regimental number7714
Place of birthErskinville, New South Wa;es
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram employee
AddressNewtown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs. E L. Child, Lemnos, 16 Goodsell Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Mary Jane CHILD. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 March 1936
Age at death43.9
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales

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