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Cecil Alfred DROCK

Regimental number57
Place of birthParramatta New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBaker
Address36 Short Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs M I Drock, 35 Marlborough Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
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