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Murdock Godfrey EVANS

Regimental number3309
Place of birthHeathcote, Victoria
SchoolState School
AddressHeathcote, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E M Evans, Playne Street, Heathcote, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Germany accepted allied peace terms on second anniversary of his death. germany signed peace treaty on second anniversary of day that "cable" reporting death reached his mother. 28th June, 1917." Details from Mother.
FateDied of wounds 27 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death21.1
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNetley military Cemetery (Row N, Grave No. 391), Hound, Hampshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Godfrey and Ellen Mary EVANS, Playne Street, Heathcote, Victoria
Family/military connectionsWas connected with Leonard Cummings who gained the Rank of E.R. Corporal - Cousin.

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