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Regimental number3040
Place of birthBirmingham, England
SchoolBirmingham Public School, Birmingham, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinWife, Mrs Martha Eliza Emmett, 1 Leichhardt Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 June 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death46
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 14), Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Anthony and Mary Ann EMMETT; husband of Martha Eliza EMMETT, Lyndhurst, Leighhardt Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales. Native of Birmingham, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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