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Regimental number2840
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShip's steward
Address137 Napier Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Winifred Collins, 137 Napier Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date11 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 11 July 1916 - 2nd Pioneer Bn 6th Reinforcements; taken on strength 2nd Pioneer Bn 9 April 1917; wounded 5 May 1917 Bullecourt; mortally wounded 29 Septmber 1917.
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFlanders
Date of death29 September 1917
Age at death23
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row B, Hrave No. 13A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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