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Regimental number2613
Place of birthNewton New South Wales
SchoolHigh School, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
AddressPort Kembla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Dulcie Coutie, Port Kembla, New South Wales
Previous military service37th Infantry; Citizen Forces
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 8 February 1916 and posted to 5th Rfcts 30 btn; TOS, 30 Btn 26 September 1916.
FateKilled in Action 10 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row A, Grave No. 3), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Dulcie COUTIE. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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