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Regimental number34718
Place of birthDouble Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMining engineer
AddressAilsa, Manly Beach, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinBrother, Brig Gen Christian, AIF, London, England
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, April 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Bassett and Emma CHRISTIAN. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 June 1937
Age at death61
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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