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Joseph Henry EAVES

Regimental number4165
Place of birthMittagong, New South Wales
SchoolMittagong State School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor driver
AddressYamba, Kemp Street, Granville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr S G Eaves, Yamba, Kemp Street, Granville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and the Militia
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialValenciennes Communal Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Silas George and Clara Jane EAVES, Maitland Street, Narrabri, New SOuth Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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